Valid from 1. 6. 2010
Construction work ISK 171.618 per month
Carpenters, painters, plumbers with journeyman`s diploma: ISK 235.555 per month
|Premiums||80% on daywages
|Deductions||Taxes are 37,31 - 46,21% with deductable personal allowance IKR 44.205.
Pension fund is 4% deducted from worker and 8% added by the employer.
Union membership fee 0,7 – 1% pr. month.
Sickness fund 1% and holliday allowance 0,25% payed by employer.
|Hours of Work||40 hours from Monday to Friday.
Minimum is 2 working days for each working month and 10,17% holliday allowance. Goes up to 30 working days a year and 13,04% holliday allowance (depends on working time in the trade and with the company).
16 days each year.
|Illness and Injury||A worker is entitled to wages paid by his employer for minimum of 2 days pr. month worked. Can go up to 3 months depends on working time in the trade. After 3 months the union sickness fund takes over.
|Contacts||affiliated union: Samidn, www.samidn.is
English speaking member: Pálmi Finnbogason: palmi(at)samidn.is