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  1. Remote Work

    ...combine work at home with work at their regular workplace. Råd og tips New regulation from 2022 The regulation ... an agreement on home office in such cases. The Norwegian Labor Inspection Authority supervises the regulation...

    Article Råd og tips Jan. 11 2024
  2. Negotiate your starting salary: If you don’t, you can lose out on a lot of money

    ...people find salary negotiation scary. Half of Norwegian workers accept the job before they even ask about ... find an updated and correct value for G here (in Norwegian)). Many Tekna members will quickly exceed this...

    Article Råd og tips Dec. 1 2023
  3. Being a union representative is very exciting

    ...about half of the local members are non-native Norwegian speakers. Although he is originally from the Philippines ... representative: You have the opportunity to influence your workplace. You have close contact with company management...

    Article Råd og tips Oct. 13 2023
  4. Where to find laws on working hours

    ...working hours as long as you can freely leave your workplace. Travel to and from regular place of work is normally ... required travel time to another workplace other than the fixed workplace outside normal working hours,...

    Article Råd og tips Aug. 18 2023
  5. Mobbing in the Workplace

    Workplace mobbing may be defined as a situation where an employee is repeatedly subjected to hostile ... hostile acts committed by others at their workplace over a period of time. Råd og tips Mobbing is prohibited...

    Article Råd og tips June 27 2023
  6. Hiring Discrimination

    ...backgrounds in order to strengthen inclusive government workplaces; consequently, employers must give positive preferential ... Practices in Public Administration Chapter 5 (in Norwegian) on a party’s right to inspection with regard...

    Article Råd og tips June 22 2023
  7. – Seeing people put their feet up on the desk in front of their boss was a huge culture shock

    ...the language. Learn as much as you can about Norwegian culture by joining organized hikes and things ... to more about Ensieh Khasheh’s experience of Norwegian working life here: We have a right to speak up...

    Article Tekna Magasinet June 20 2023
  8. Whistleblowing in the Workplace

    ...about unethical or illegal conditions at your workplace. Hired workers also have the right to report these ... varslingsrett Råd og tips Whistleblowing in the workplace The rules on whistleblowing are intended to contribute...

    Article Råd og tips June 13 2023
  9. Salary settlement

    ...sectors, Tekna bargains through The Federation of Norwegian Professional Associations (Akademikerne). Please ... advice before salary negotiations start at your workplace. And if you want to help start up a group in your...

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  10. Podcast: Working in Norway - A Beginner's Guide

    ...most essential thing to know before entering the Norwegian workforce? Alexander [02:02 - 02:25] I think the ... important thing to know when arriving here is that Norwegian working life tends to be less hierarchical than...

    Article Working in Norway May 25 2023 Podcast
  11. Here’s how Tekna can help you at your next salary negotiation

    ...order to start a workplace group Public sector: a minimum of 2 members to start a workplace group Tekna’s ... avanlache takes place in Gjerdrum? Of course, NVE (Norwegian Water Resrouces and Energy Directorate). But if...

    Article Råd og tips May 3 2023
  12. Record growth – Tekna membership passes 100,000

    ...trade union in primary organization Federation of Norwegian Professional Associations (Akademikerne), representing ... members In 2004, Tekna changed its name from the Norwegian Civil Engineers Association to Tekna. One of the...

    Article Aktuelt Mar. 13 2023
  13. Social welfare in Norway: The nuts and bolts

    ...how does it work? Here is an overview of the Norwegian social democratic model and some of the main public ... to your participation in the labor market. The Norwegian welfare state is built upon a social democratic...

    Article Working in Norway Dec. 20 2022
  14. Work-Life balance in Norway: Three things you should know

    ...expectations, this is what you need to know about the Norwegian work culture. Working in Norway There are a few ... outside the workplace. “In my experience, Norwegian employers endeavour to create a workplace where employees...

    Article Working in Norway Dec. 20 2022
  15. Trade unions in Norway: Four things you need to know

    Norway? Trade unions are an important part of the Norwegian labour market. Here are the basic facts. Working ... navigate the system if problems arise at the workplace, or if you need help in any other way related...

    Article Working in Norway Dec. 9 2022
  16. Want to work in Norway? This is what you need to know

    ...within the European Economic Area (EEA, or EØS in Norwegian) and qualify as an employee. — You do have to ... — There has to be an actual job offer from a Norwegian employer on the table. Your education also has...

    Article Working in Norway Sept. 30 2022
  17. How pensions work in Norway

    ...a good idea to wrap your mind around how the Norwegian pension system works here. Your pension comes ... coming to Norway should know about pensions. Norwegian National Insurance Scheme (“Folketrygden”) For...

    Article Working in Norway Sept. 16 2022
  18. Privacy Policy

    We use your contact information, education and workplace to approve your membership application as well ... Responsibility and privacy ombudsman Tekna – The Norwegian Society for Graduate and Scientific Professio...

    Article June 13 2022
  19. Here’s what you should know about a contractual early retirement pension (AFP)

    ...must be validated for all workplaces in a company in order for these workplaces to be covered. [1] Based ... within these same parameters. NAV pension (in Norwegian) [2] AFP is life expectancy adjusted using ratios...

    Article Råd og tips May 23 2022
  20. Salary in Norway: 6 things you need to know

    ...as a minimum wage? Here’s what to know about Norwegian wages. Working in Norway When it comes to the ... high salaries. Yet, there are some aspects of Norwegian wages that tend to confuse new arrivals. “For...

    Article Working in Norway May 18 2022
  21. Parental leave in Norway? What you should know

    ...can freely be divided between both parents. The Norwegian Labour and Welfare Administration (NAV) will pay ... learn what the customary practice is at your workplace. Many employers, although not all, will pay the...

    Article Working in Norway Apr. 27 2022
  22. Changes to home office laws finally passed

    You must have the option of working at your workplace, too. Employers mustn’t be allowed to use these ... Ministry justifies this position by stating that workplaces are different; therefore, needs for equipment...

    Article Aktuelt Apr. 6 2022
  23. Travel time is work time

    ...outside your normal working hours to a different workplace than your usual one, is this considered work time ... officer spent on traveling to and from a different workplace than his usual one, and which fell outside of...

    Article Råd og tips Mar. 28 2022
  24. You’re not safe from attacks on your home office – and have to take this stuff seriously!

    ...vice-president Elisabet Haugsbø feels strongly that all Norwegians should know how to protect themselves from becoming ... Norway don’t know what to do A new study from The Norwegian Center for Information Security indicates that...

    Article Råd og tips Feb. 24 2022
  25. Egenmelding: What to do if you can’t work because you’re sick/injured

    ...when you get sick/injured: Egenmelding – This Norwegian word, when translated directly, means ‘own note’ ... standard form used for egenmelding, ask at your workplace about what you should do if you find yourself...

    Article Working in Norway Nov. 3 2021