ST - The Union of Civil Servants
ST - The Union of Civil Servants is
- 100 000 members
- 70 percent of the members are women
- 10 000 elected representatives
- 97 sections for government agencies and state companies
- Members are paying one percent of their salary in membership subscription
ST organizes its members according to the principle one workplace - one trade union.
As a rule there is an ST section at every authority, public utility or state company.
The supreme decision-making body of ST is the Congress. Delegates to the Congress consist primarily of the Executive Committee and representatives from the sections and districts.
The Congress is convened every four years. Each year a General Union Assembly is held at which, among other things, the budget for the coming year is determined.
There is also a Negotiation Council which acts as an advisory body to the Executive Committee on questions relating to collective bargaining.
The Executive Committee
The work of the union is led by the twelve members of the Executive Committee. This work is supported by a Central Office and a regional unit in Stockholm and six regional units throughout the country. ST employs a total of around 130 staff.
ST co-operates with other trade union affiliates of The Public Employees´ Negotiation Council (OFR), The Swedish Confederation of Professional Employees (TCO) and the international trade union movement.
ST is a member of the following International Trade Secretariats
PSI, Public Services International
UNI, Union Network International
ITF, International Transport Workers´ Federation
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The Union of Civil Servants
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