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Wellcome to Norway! Fellesforbundet is a trade union, and we organise more than 147 000 workers in construction, industry, farming, hotels, restaurants and graphical sector. We have thousands of members from countries other than Norway.

We know from experience that as a foreign worker you are more likely not to be paid what you are entitled, to encounter problems with the tax authorities because your employer has not paid tax for you, to be put at risk of accidents and not receive the support you need. On this website you can read about what Fellesforbundet is, what you should look out for when working in Norway, what you are entitled to and how to get it. You can also join Fellesforbundet here.

Fellesforbundet, (English Name: The Norwegian United Federation of Trade Unions) with a membership of approximately 147 000, is the largest trade union in the private sector in Norway. We have thousands of members from countries other than Norway.

The union organizes mainly members in the iron and metal industry, the shipbuilding industry, graphical sector, car repair workshops, aircraft repair workshops, hotel- and restaurants, the textile industry, the shoe industry, the building trade, the building industry, the paper industry, graphical branches, fish farming, and agriculture and forestry.

The objective of Fellesforbundet is to organise employees in order to promote their wages and working conditions. Fellesforbundet will also work to promote the professional, economic and social interest of its members and ensure full employment.

You can read more about membership benefits here.

It is easy to join Fellesforbundet. You`ll find registration form here.

We know from experience that as a foreign worker you are more likely not to be paid what you are entitled, to encounter problems with the tax authorities because your employer has not paid tax for you, to be put at risk of accidents and not receive the support you need.


On this website you can read about what Fellesforbundet is, what you should look out for when working in Norway, what you are entitled to and how to get it. You can also join Fellesforbundet here.