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  1. 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
  2. Mobbing in the Workplace

    Tekna’s legal department Mobbing in the Workplace Workplace mobbing may be defined as a situation where ... to hostile acts committed by others at their workplace over a period of time. Råd og tips Mobbing may...

    Article Råd og tips Feb. 22 2021
  3. Working in Norway: Don’t Say “Hello” in the Morning

    ...is the most important unwritten rule in Norwegian workplace, which all work in Norway is based on? Readers ... misunderstanding,international workplace,the norwegian model,the Norwegian workplace,working in norway, Working...

    Article Working in Norway Dec. 6 2017
  4. 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
  5. Opinions

    ...policy commitment. Salary and benefits policy (in norwegian) Higher education and research Tekna aims to ensure ... complete PhDs and their skills are valued in the workplace. The education sector must also be transformed...

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  6. What is the Norwegian Model?

    What is the Norwegian Model? Being a member of a trade union is an important piece of the puzzle often ... often called "The Norwegian Model" - a cooperative model that is unique to the Nordic countries. Aktuelt...

    Article Aktuelt May 11 2020
  7. New membership record: Tekna passes 90,000

    ...membership Holten feels that the pandemic, and the workplace challenges that followed, have highlighted the ... union. - When there’s uncertainty about your own workplace, lay-offs and downsizing, you see what an important...

    Article Aktuelt Oct. 6 2021
  8. Employee Wellness in the Norwegian Work Culture

    ...environment Have you heard the one about the Norwegian husband who loved his wife so much, he almost ... joke brings a smile to many faces, Norwegians and non-Norwegians alike. Why is this so? Perhaps because...

    Article Working in Norway Apr. 15 2021
  9. 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
  10. Why join a trade union today?

    ...av Norwegian employees are members of a trade union. – Many people take several of the Norwegian welfare ... virus pandemic has truly shown the value of the Norwegian Model and tripartite cooperation among labor unions...

    Article Råd og tips Apr. 19 2021
  11. 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
  12. You’re not safe from attacks on your home office – and have to take this stuff seriously!

    Elisabeth Haugsbø believes it’s important that all Norwegians protect their home offices from cyberattacks ... vice-president Elisabet Haugsbø feels strongly that all Norwegians should know how to protect themselves from becoming...

    Article Råd og tips Feb. 24 2022
  13. First Impressions and Foreigners: Which Language Should You Speak?

    ...recent course – Intercultural Communication in the Workplace – held last week in Stavanger, Norway, a comment ... intercultural communication,international workplace,Norwegian language,working in norway, Working in Norway...

    Article Working in Norway Sept. 17 2017
  14. Whistleblowing in the Workplace

    Tekna’s legal department Whistleblowing in the Workplace As an employee you have the right to reveal information ... about unethical or illegal conditions at your workplace. Hired workers also have the right to report these...

    Article Råd og tips Feb. 28 2021
  15. 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
  16. Working Overtime While Living Abroad

    ...work hours and overtime, apply on Norwegian territory. But when Norwegian employees cross the country’s borders ... rules apply; this is because if in certain caes Norwegian regulations don’t apply, the ones in the country...

    Article Råd og tips Feb. 21 2021
  17. How Not to Get Burned in the Interview Hot Seat

    ...morning. I know no one at this workplace and know only a bit about the workplace itself. What I do know is ... interview skills,job interview tips,the Norwegian workplace,working in norway, Working in Norway I’ve...

    Article Working in Norway Feb. 27 2020
  18. Sickness and Sick Leave

    ...and 2) the possibility of accommodating your workplace to your illness. If you are ill, you can get a ... doctor, company union representative and/or the Norwegian Labour and Welfare Administration (NAV). Timeline...

    Article Råd og tips Sept. 15 2021
  19. Get started with your membership in Tekna

    ...members Tax deductible expense Tekna groups (workplace groups) Tekna Magasinet Tekna Ung Teknisk Ukeblad ... go to My Profile and Consents (“Samtykker” in Norwegian). What: Insurers Gjensidige Forsikring have been...

    Article Råd og tips Aug. 16 2021
  20. 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
  21. Important political breakthroughs made in spring 2021

    ...political breakthroughs in areas including the workplace, competency, technology and sustainability, says ... topic, including one on current challenges in the Norwegian police force. The parties that might assume governmental...

    Article Politisk June 21 2021
  22. Why You Should Say ‘Sorry’ at Work

    ...five-letter word can solve more than a few sticky workplace situations. Once again while running a course ... five-letter word can solve more than a few sticky workplace situations. Once again while running a course...

    Article Working in Norway June 3 2017
  23. Must secure rights for working remotely

    ...rights for working remotely The Confederation of Norwegian Enterprises (NHO) recently announced that the ... Written contracts must be established At every workplace where employees are allowed to work from home...

    Article Aktuelt Oct. 6 2021
  24. ICT and software engineers have lowest rate of trade union membership

    ...technology organizations for The Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise (NHO). Birgit Abrahamsen, attorney ... somewhat. Both the Norwegian Confederation of Trade Unions (LO) and the Norwegian Confederation of Vocational...

    Article Aktuelt Aug. 18 2021
  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