About Byggnads

Byggnads, the Swedish Building Workers´ Union is the trade union organisation for all those working in the construction sector.

Byggnads, the Swedish Building Workers´ Union is the trade union organisation for all those working in the construction sector. Byggnads' task is to protect the members' interests both on the labour market and in society at large.

In addition, the Union must work to encourage developments in society on the basis of political, social and economic democracy.

The President of Byggnads is Johan Lindholm.

The Union is organised in 11 regions which, in turn, are further divided into a total of 199 local membership sections. Byggnads has approximately 100,000 members, of whom about 85,000 are of active working age. Byggnads covers 32 different trades including, among many others, wood-working, concrete and cement-working, construction-machinery handling, bricklaying, stone-working, floor-laying, road-building, heating and sanitary equipment installation, and dredging.

Byggnads is also a member of the The Building and Wood Workers International (BWI), the European Federation of Building and Wood Workers (EFBWW) and the Nordic Federation of Building and Wood Workers (NBTF).

Byggnads belongs to the LO, the Swedish Confederation of Trade Unions and is the fifth largest Union within it.

How to contact us

  • Postal address: Byggnads, 106 32 Stockholm
  • Address for visitors: Hagagatan 2, Stockholm
  • Tel: +46 (0)10 601 10 01
  • forbundet@byggnads.se
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