Norwegian Transport Workers’ Union

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Norwegian Transport Workers’ Union
Norsk Transportarbeiderforbund
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Full nameNorwegian Transport Workers' Union
Native nameNorsk Transportarbeiderforbund, NTF
Founded1896
Members20,000+
AffiliationLO, ITF
Key peopleRoger Hansen, president
Office locationOslo, Norway
CountryNorway
Websitewww.transportarbeider.no

Norwegian Transport Workers' Union (Norwegian:Norsk Transportarbeiderforbund, NTF) is a Norwegian trade union which was established on 2 April 1896. The union organizes workers in logistics and private goods and passenger transport. The main areas for the union are drivers plus workshop and maintenance personnel in the bus companies, warehouses and terminal workers, drivers in forwarding and wholesale industry, mailroom employees and delivering personnel in newspaper companies, taxi drivers, employees in the environmental industry (waste disposal and recycling), freight drivers (long and local transport of goods ) and stevedores workers in the ports.

The union has over 20,000 members in 20 unions across Norway.

The union's head office in Oslo consists of eight officers and nine employees. NTF joined the Norwegian Confederation of Trade Unions (LO) in 1907 and is a member of the International Transport Workers' Federation. The unions' leader is Roger Hansen.

References[edit]

  • ICTUR et al.,, ed. (2005). Trade Unions of the World (6th ed.). London, UK: John Harper Publishing. ISBN 0-9543811-5-7.

External links[edit]

NTF website in English