Sonntag, 15. Januar 1950
Roar Flåthen (born 15 January 1950) is a Norwegian trade unionist and politician for the Norwegian Labour Party. He was leader of the Norwegian Confederation of Trade Unions 2007 - 2013. He became the leader after Gerd-Liv Valla resigned on 9 March 2007 in the aftermath of the Valla scandal. He has also represented the trade union in the National Wages Board, before becoming the trade union's leader. As a politician he served as a deputy representative to the Parliament of Norway from Buskerud during the term 1985–1989. As of 2014 he is a board member of Kongsberg Gruppen.