For the media

BSRB is the largest federation of public worker unions in Iceland. All trade unions operating in the public service within the state and municipal and private sector can become members of BSRB. The federation was established on 14th February 1942 and today the affiliated unions are 19 with over 23,000 members. About two third of the members are women.

The role of BSRB is to campaign for the rights and guard the interests of employees in the public sector within the state, local government, and the private market and to actively campaign imrovements in the welfare system. The federation has the negotiating rights for joint affairs of the unions in the collective wage agreements and in other issues that are allocated to the federation by its member unions.


Directors and managers



BSRB's logo can be downloaded here in the following formats: PDF (vektor-file), PNG, PSD and TIF.



Media outlets are free to use the following photographs with any news stories related to the subject in the picture. Please note that it is not permitted to use the photos for any other use without a written authorisation from BSRB.

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