Industri Energi is Norway's largest and most powerful union for employees associated with industrial and energy sector in Norway. Association has 55,000 members and is the fourth largest in the associated LO. Association in 2007 LO's most growing union. Association's governing bodies can not allocate money to political parties.
Although the trade union Industry Energy was founded as late as 4 September 2006, has involved a long tradition of Norwegian trade unions, both onshore and offshore industry. The Norwegian Chemical Association (NKIF) and the Norwegian Oil and Petrochemical Workers 'Union (NOPEF) joined the Energy Industry in 2006, there were two long-established and powerful unions that combined forces with the members' best. 1. June 2008, the association of leading administrative and technical positions (ALT) associated with the Federation and the last Norwegian Timber Industry Workers Union (NTAF), which became part of the League at 1January 2009.
Norwegian Chemical Association was established on 1 January 1924 after the LO had decided that the LO should have organized associations of industry associations. This meant that all workers on the same site would be in the same union. Several federations have to send members to the new association. In particular worker involved. Its first leader was Eric Jonsson who came from the Iron and Metalworkers Federation. Jønsson died in a concentration camp in 1944 after leading the labor movement's resistance against the Germans during the war. Association has all these years been at the forefront of development of labor rights in Norway. In particular, the associated been known as shift work involved.
NOPEF was started on 1 April 1977. NOPEF had its origin in the Petrochemical Association Rafnes who were directly connected to the LO and the LO-related oil communities in Stavanger. Lars Anders Myhre was the union's first leader. LO was at the time of losing the battle for the employees of the vital oil and gas industry, but NOPEF solidified rapidly as the largest and most powerful trade union for oil and gas workers. Through NOPEF the industry association forms developed by the officials could be affiliated industriforbundet in the workplace. Association had articles of association that it could not grant money to political parties.
Alts first association was founded in 1913 in the Norwegian Hydro. Association was established in 1937 and was an association for the commercial officials of Hydro. In 1948 achieved associated negotiation and conflict of law, and in 1977 was associated recognized as national trade unions. The first leader was Peter E. Hagen. The name attached for administrative, executive and technical positions were associated in May 2004.
NTAF was founded on 6 February 1904, when the Norwegian Association of cabinetmakers left the Norwegian Trearbeiderforbund. But the Association, may actually result in its history dating back to the 1870s. Norwegian Trearbeiderforbund was one of two unions that joined the LO from the very beginning. Dines Jensen who was union leader from 1895 to 1903 led lovkomiteen in the Secretariat who prepared the formation of Trade Unions, and was selected as the LO's first secretary. In the period 1900 to 1901 was also Jensen Los second leader. The first leader of the Norwegian Association of cabinetmakers was Peder Aarøe