The Finance Sector Union of Norway (Finansforbundet) is a nonpolitical trade union for employees in the finance sector.

Be part of a larger community in the financial sector!

The Finance Sector Union of Norway is the only Norwegian trade union with in-depth knowledge and understanding of the finance sector.

Our members are employees working in banking, insurance, IT, accounting, debt collection, financing, assurance and underwriting.

Currently we have 32 000 members and more than 1100 company representatives.

We are more than

32 000 members

in Norway

We have members in over

300 financial institutions

You can also join us!

A safety net when you need it

The finance industry is a vital and innovating sector where changes happen fast. Modern technology prompts new ways of working. Being organized in a trade union can help you with the support and encouragement you need in times of change.

The Finance Sector Union in Norway is dedicated to serve the best interest of the employees in the finance sector through offering the following services:

  • Help to update your skills when you take on new roles and tasks at work
  • Protecting your rights as an employee and ensure smooth transitions for members in a time of frequent reorganizations
  • Contribute to create a sound and stable working environment based on the collective agreements we have signed with the employers

You never know when you might need advice with a problem at work. The more employees that are organized, the more influence we will have on shaping our future at work.

Ann-Helen Hopland
Ann-Helen Hopland International Coordinator

« Anyone that goes to work and care about their working conditions needs a trade union. »

One of our most important tasks is to carry through collective bargaining the employers’ organization Finance Norway on behalf of our members.

When you are employed in the financial sector and your company has entered into a collective agreement with Finansforbundet – you will find the basic provisions about your pay and employment terms in the following agreements:


In addition companies have own local agreements, and employment is also regulated through individual work contracts. Get one of our lawyers to see through yours as a part of our member benefits.

The benefits of joining Finansforbundet

Members of the Finance Sector Union are entitled to an extensive range of legal and member services:

  • Free legal advice from our lawyers on employment rights matters
  • Beneficial insurance products
  • Scholarships for continuous education and training
  • Coaching and career counseling
  • Financial community membership that will connect you with 32.000 organized employees in the sector
  • Access to beautiful traditional cabins with a seaside view in the South of Norway

Trade unions have given us:

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    5 weeks of paid holidays
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    Shorter summer work hours
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    Regulated working hours
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    Paid overtime
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    Paid leave (parental and educational)

Together we have created these benefits and will continue to work for all employees in the finance and IT-sector.

More than 60 percent of all employees in the financial sector are already members. Our trade union have members in over 300 different financial institutions across the country.

More than

60% of all employees

in the financial sector are already members

Membership fees

The membership fee at Finansforbundet will cost you 1,1 percent of the gross monthly salary or a maximum of 395, – NOK per month. (for everyone with annual salary above 430.000, – NOK)

The first three months are free!

Remember that you can deduct NOK 3,850, – of the membership fee from your taxes


Membership costs NOK 250, – per. year.


Membership costs NOK 600, – per. year.

Introductionary offer to new members:

  • The first three months free!
  • You will receive YS Home Insurance (Gjensidige) free of charge for 6 months from the date of registration. You must contact Gjensidige yourself to create the agreement
  • Free coaching session; choose between (1) getting advice on how to ask your employer for a pay raise (2) how to advance in your career or (3) increase your skills in self-management. This offer applies to your first year as a member.
  • Get legal advice on private law matters, the first half hour is free

We are here:

Want to know more?

The Finance Sector Union of Norway

E-mail: post@finansforbundet.no

Phone: (+47) 22 05 63 00

Adress: Dronning Eufemiasgate 16, 0191 Oslo