Document requirements for signing a collective agreement with Byggnads (the Swedish Building Workers Union) (Swedish companies)
The following information must be submitted in order to enter into an agreement with the Swedish Building Workers’ Union. All documentation must be submitted in ONE email to the Swedish Building Workers' Union (if the documents are larger than 30 MB, send two to four messages at the same time instead). The Swedish Building Workers' Union does not retain incomplete documents.
- The subject line of the email must contain the company's full name, corporate identity number/tax number and D-U-N-S number.
- Certificate of registration from the Swedish Companies Registration Office.
The document must not be more than one month old.
- The company must have registered a beneficial owner with the Swedish Companies Registration Office.
- The company must show at the time of signing the contract that it is signed with ID06 including ID06 Company Declaration and ID06 Stamp as well as a number of ID06 cards issued.
- Register extract from the Swedish Tax Agency: Decision on approval of Swedish F-tax, decision on registration for employer's contributions and decision on VAT (moms) registration.
- All contact details for the company and authorised signatory.
- Information about your client: Workplace address and what work is to be carried out plus copy of construction contract.
PLEASE NOTE! If there is no construction contract, a detailed description of the type of work and the client where the work is to be carried out must be submitted from your client together with contact details to the client.
- An employment contract must be submitted for each employee covered by the agreement with the Swedish Building Workers’ Union. Each contract must be signed by the employee. When signing the contract, the region may require the participation of all employees covered by the agreement.
- The seven-digit policy number of any Fora insurance cover that the company already has must be specified. If the company does not have any Fora insurance cover, a policy must be settled when the local collective agreement is entered into. The company must fill out the linked form. A Fora policy is mandatory for all who sign a collective agreement.
- The company must enter into an occupational health services agreement that fulfils the occupational health policies of the Swedish Building Workers’ Union. Agreements on occupational health services must be signed with an occupational health service that is a member of the Swedish Association of Occupational Health and Safety. A signed agreement must be submitted.
To be considered
- A contract may not be signed until all documents have been received.
Please note that the Swedish Building Workers' Union does not retain incomplete documents.
- Copies of all documents must be sent by email before the signing of the contract, the copies must be scanned in PDF format and sent in a group email.
- Once all documents have been received, the Swedish Building Workers' Union will contact the company and make an appointment for contract signing, which normally takes place within about 6–8 weeks.
- The authorised company signatory must be present at the contract information.
- The authorised company signatory must be present during contract signing, the region may also require that all collective employees covered by the Swedish Building Workers' Union agreement are present.
- Review of the contract will be conducted in Swedish. If the representative of the company is not fluent in Swedish, the company must arrange for and pay the costs for an authorised interpreter at the meeting.
To be considered
The Swedish Building Workers’ Union charges an annual administrative fee, currently SEK 3,023.