|Founded||1 January 2006|
|Predecessor||Swedish Industrial Union and Swedish Metalworkers' Union|
|Head union||Anders Ferbe|
|Office location||Stockholm, Sweden|
IF Metall is a trade union in Sweden. It was formed in a 2006 merger between the Swedish Industrial Union (Industrifacket) and the Swedish Metalworkers' Union (Metall). Its roots in Metall trace back to 1888.
IF Metall represents around 325,000 workers in around 11,600 workplaces. 22% are women, 15% are under 30 years of age and around 25% are of foreign background. in a variety of sectors, including:
- mechanical engineering and the plastics industry
- the building material industry
- the mining sector
- the ironworks sector
- the textile industry, including clothing
- automobile repair shops
- including disabled workers doing similar tasks within government sponsored projects, including Samhall
IF Metall is the second largest affiliate of the Swedish Trade Union Confederation.
List of chairmen
- Stefan Löfven, 2006–2012
- Anders Ferbe, 2012–present
- "Snabbfakta om förbundet". IF Metall (in Swedish). 14 February 2014. Retrieved 2 March 2014.
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