PTK in brief
PTK – the council for negotiation and cooperation, is a joint organization of 25 member unions, representing 975 000 salaried employees in the private sector in Sweden.
PTK carries on its activities – in accordance with its statutes – through an assembly, the board of representatives, the executive board, and a chief negotiators’ group.
The head-ofﬁce in Stockholm is responsible for the day-to-day operations. The ofﬁce is manned by 15 employees, among them lawyers, economists, public relation ofﬁcers and admin personnel.
PTK’s long-term assignment is negotiation and information with regard to:
- Pensions and insurance.
- Agreements on transition.
- Health and safety at work matters.
- Training programmes for employee’s representatives on company boards.