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Working in Norway

Working and living in Norway

Written by Tove Rodahl Published: Oct. 15 2019 Streaming

What characterizes working life in Norway, what is the "Norwegian Model" and how is the wage system in Norway? See recordings

Are you seeking information about the Norwegian working life and want an introduction to living in Norway?

  • Is the Norwegian culture somewhat new to you?
  • Do you want to understand the Norwegians better?

Tekna held a seminar “Working and living in Norway” intended for foreign workers or PhD candidates.

We learned about the “Norwegian Model”. This includes the Norwegian wage system, the part Tekna can have in wage negotiations and we heared about Tekna’s position as both a trade union and a society.

Watch recording from the seminar:

The initiative to this seminar is taken by Tekna Forskerne, since a lot of our members, for instance PhD candidates scientists, comes from abroad.

Karin Lee, is an American who has been working in Norway for more than twenty years. Read how she describes her experiences in being a “permanent resident alien” and what working in Norway has meant to her in: The Norwegian Model: It Works.


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