News and events
Do you want to be a representative on a board? Look here!
We are at the moment looking for people to represent Saco-S in three different boards within the University. To be able to become a representative, it is required that you are a member of a Saco-S union, that you are employed at Uppsala University and that you can understand and communicate in Swedish without much difficulty. The appointment consists of, among other things, reading through documents prior to the meeting (discussing important issues and positions with us), participating in the meeting and then reporting to the Saco-S Board on what has been said. We are looking for representatives for the following three boards: the Disciplinary Domain Board of Medicine and Pharmacy Sciences, the Faculty Board of Educational Sciences and the Department of Education's board. The last day for registration is September 2, 2022.
Webinar - the salary review 2022
Saco-S at Uppsala University invites you to a webinar about the salary review 2022. In order for as many as possible to be able to participate and ask questions, we have booked three different days and two different times of the day: August 31 at 12:15-13:00 o'clock (in Swedish), September 2 at 12:15-13:00 o'clock (in English) and September 6 at 15:15-16:00 o'clock (in Swedish). All members at Uppsala University at welcome to participate on any of the three occasions!
The latest news - June 2022
In the last newsletter for this semester, you can read about IP guidelines, how to apply to Saco-S's board, what to do if you have to work during the vacation, the salary review 2022 and our staffing this summer. Happy Midsummer!
The latest news - May 2022
In the newsletter for May 2022, you can read about the university's proposal for new IP guidelines, standard vacation, salary review 2022, work task plans and union representatives.
Web seminar on work task plans in English!
On April 25 at 15.15, SULF together with the Saco-S Association at UU arranges a web seminar on work task plans in English. All employees at Uppsala University are very welcome to attend!
The latest news - March 2022
In the membership newsletter for March 2022, you can read about the war in Ukraine, sexual harassment, updated collective agreements, our new board and more.
New Board and Chairperson!
At the annual meeting on November 23, a new Board and a new Chairperson were elected to take office at the turn of the year. At the meeting the Board's proposal for the activity report was accepted, with some minor changes, and both of the Board's bills were also accepted.
Welcome to our annual meeting!
On November 23 at 16:00 o'clock, it's time for the Saco-S Association's annual meeting. At the annual meeting, we vote on the chairperson, vice chairperson and board members. We then also review the proposal for the Association's annual report and address the propositions and motions that have been submitted. All members at Uppsala University are welcome!
NOTE new link: Welcome to pension webinars in Swedish!
The Saco-S Association invites to two pension webinars in Swedish, one webinar is aimed at those who have a little longer until retirement and should start planning and another webinar which is aimed at those who are closer to retirement. Ulrik Sundin from the Swedish Pensions Agency will talk about how the pension can be affected and how it can be predicted. All members employed at Uppsala University are welcome to participate in the webinars!
Sign up for a union appointment, we are looking for representatives!
We are at the moment looking for people to represent Saco-S in three different instances within the University. To be able to become a representative, it is required that you are a member of a Saco-S union, that you are employed at Uppsala University and that you can understand and communicate in Swedish without much difficulty. The appointment consists of, among other things, reading through documents prior to the meeting (discussing important issues and positions with us), participating in the meeting and then reporting to the Saco-S Board on what has been said. We are looking for representatives for the following three instances: Gender Mainstreaming Reference Group (JiUU), Equal Opportunities Advisory Board and Disciplinary Domain Board of Medicine and Pharmacy Sciences. The last day for registration is October 7, 2021.
The Saco-S Association at Uppsala University represents about 4 000 Saco members from 18 independent unions and seven local-local Saco-S associations.
The Swedish Association for University Teachers and Researchers, SULF, is the largest independent union at the University with about 1 800 members and is thus also the contact union at Uppsala University. SULF has a local association at Uppsala University that works closely with the Saco-S Association.
Saco, the Swedish Confederation of Professional Associations, is a politically independent central organisation with 22 independent unions. The Saco unions together have about 940 000 academics who are members, such as students, researchers, teachers, self-employed or employees.
Saco's state-employed academics are represented by the negotiation organisation Saco-S, which pursues issues at a central level with the Swedish Agency for Government Employers as counterpart. Saco-S signs essential collective agreements on, for example, pensions, general terms of employment, vacation, sickness compensation and parental leave. Saco-S includes 19 independent Saco unions.