National Confederation of Trade Unions of Greenland


The National Confederation of Trade Unions of Greenland (Greenlandic: Sulinermik Inuussutissarsiuteqartut Kattuffiat or simply SIK) is a trade union centre in Greenland. It was formed in 1956 as 'GAS, Grønlands Arbejder Sammenslutning" until 1978 and has a membership more than 10,000, approximately 40 % of the Greenlandic workforce.

SIK
National Confederation of Trade Unions of Greenland
Sulinermik Inuussutissarsiuteqartut Kattuffiat
Founded2 July 1956
HeadquartersNuuk, Greenland
Location
Members
More than 10.000 (2010)
Key people
President Jess G. Berthelsen
AffiliationsNFS
Websitesik.gl in English

SIK is affiliated with the Council of Nordic Trade Unions.

PresidentsEdit

1956: Lars Svendsen
1961: Kaj Johnsen
1963: Ôdâq Olsen
1972: Ulf Olsen
1973: Ôdâq Olsen
1978: Abraham Mikaelsen
1978: Ôdâq Olsen
1980: Jens Lyberth
1987: Finn Heilmann (May-October)
1987: Jonas Fleischer (March)
1987: Jens Johansen (March)
1988: Ole Magnussen
1989: Kristian "Pablo" Poulsen
1990: Jess G. Berthelsen

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