The benefits of choosing us
Our employees and in-house representatives all over Sweden have extensive experience of scientists' working conditions. We are specialists in both labour law and the labour market. Therefore we are the definite representative for individual scientists. Our work includes union issues, such as salaries, working conditions and negotiations, but we also offer our members personalized career support.
We are actively promoting activities which enhance the working conditions for scientists.
Naturvetarna now includes more than 31.000 scientists with degrees from universities or colleges. A large proportion consists of research graduates. A great number of our members work in R&D departments in the business sector, at universities and for government authorities. Our members are found in all areas of the labour market, most commonly in sectors which include bio-technology, pharmaceuticals, IT, telecom, forestry and environmental science. Naturvetarnas' members work as managers, industry specialists, engineers just to name a few.
As our membership grows, our leverage increases.
Naturvetarna is one of 22 independent union organisations in Saco (a trade union confederation which together have over 600 000 members). We are a non profit organisation that is independent from all political and religious affiliations.