Lederne – The Norwegian Union of Managers and Executives
Lederne is the Norwegian organisation for managers, engineers and development of competence. Our members have management responsibilities, knowledge and experience. Lederne is also an organisation for engineers and technical staff with a high degree of responsibility in their work. We are independent of others, both politically and organisationally. This gives us the opportunity to do what is best for our members, regardless of political affiliations.
Lederne has over 16.000 members all over Norway and abroad. The members represent companies within a broad spectrum of private and public sector. The members are managers and executives in production, commerce and mercantile functions in industry, commerce and services. In the petroleum industry non-graduate engineers are also included.
Ledernes main office is in Oslo, and the union also have a regional office in Stavanger. Lederne has right of negotiation with several employer organisations. Lederne is a member of Confederation Europeennes des Cadres (CEC – European Managers). CEC represents 1,5 million managers and executives across Europe in the European Social Dialogue.
Lederne has several beneficial agreements with different main Organizations like NHO, Virke, PBL, ASVL, Norges rederiforbund and more.