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  1. Termination of employment relationship in the private and municipal sectors

    ...ends when one of the parties resigns; or, if an employee breaches their contract, it can lead to dismissal ... involved. So it’s important for employees to be aware of their rights if they find themselves in this...

    Article Råd og tips Feb. 15 2024
  2. A moderate salary development in 2023

    ...the impact of the employer's tax, which affects employees with a salary above 850,000 Norwegian kroner, ... companies at the expense of employees. "If companies are doing well, employees should get their fair share...

    Article Aktuelt Jan. 9 2024
  3. Just starting out and expecting a raise? (Okay, but it’s not a sure thing)

    ...career-related development. And if you have the right focus at work, you can look forward to strong salary ... agreements ensure that Tekna group members will have the right to enter into salary negotiations at their workplace...

    Article Aktuelt Jan. 8 2024
  4. Changing jobs makes sense

    ...to get the right person in the right position. Employers are willing to pay to get the right skills in ... employers are prepared to go the extra mile to get the right person. Skills and experience are important, but...

    Article Råd og tips Jan. 7 2024
  5. Negotiate your starting salary: If you don’t, you can lose out on a lot of money

    ...it can be tempting to just accept the job offer right away. But if you skip negotiating your starting ... the biggest salary jump. Even though you have the right to an annual salary review in many jobs, it can...

    Article Råd og tips Dec. 1 2023
  6. The big salary increases come when you change jobs

    ...hiring process. It’s also usually implied that an employee will get a pay increase when he or she changes ... skill set. There are of course also examples of employees whose salaries decreased, but this rarely happens...

    Article Råd og tips Nov. 13 2023
  7. Everything you need to know about salary cuts

    Does an employer have the right to reduce employees’ salaries for financial reasons? Tekna’s attorneys ... claim that it’s within their mandate to reduce employees’ salaries if doing so is necessary for financial...

    Article Råd og tips Nov. 13 2023
  8. Avoid these mistakes in your annual salary review

    All employees should have an annual interview about their salary. This could easily be the most important ... salary annually. “As a general rule, you have no right to negotiate your own individual salary. Instead...

    Article Råd og tips Nov. 10 2023
  9. Tips to help you get ready for your next salary review

    ...anxiety about being paid too little can damage an employee’s self-image over time. If you’re anxious about ... review meeting with their boss is perhaps what employees dread most at work. It feels very personal. You’re...

    Article Råd og tips Nov. 7 2023
  10. young employees have steep curves

    ...responsibility and generally being a developing employee has to make sense financially, this generates ... per cent. For our members this is very poor, so employees need to consider whether a higher salary will...

    Article Aktuelt Nov. 3 2023
  11. Don’t even think about doing any of these seven things during a salary negotiation

    ...certain steps you should take to move over to «the right side.» The average salary gives you a good indication ... give you information about company salaries for employees who have similar education levels and experience...

    Article Råd og tips Nov. 3 2023
  12. Thinking about a new job? Don’t forget to check out the pension benefits

    ...employer give an individual employee a better pension plan than other employees get? "Your employer has to ... to apply the same pension rules to all employees, and you can’t make any deal that gives you a larger...

    Article Aktuelt Oct. 17 2023
  13. Pregnancy and employment

    ...is an employer allowed to ask, and what are your rights at work during your pregnancy and maternity leave ... strongly that it’s important for employees to be aware of their rights. She says that both pregnant women...

    Article Råd og tips Sept. 12 2023
  14. New Report: Possible competence gap in offshore wind

    ...compared to the current offering. – The access to the right expertise is one of the bottlenecks for the industry ... 2035, there is an expectation that the number of employees with master's degrees, bachelor's degrees, and...

    Article Aktuelt Aug. 24 2023
  15. Where to find laws on working hours

    ...set of labor laws is to ensure that the time employees spend at work doesn’t cause unnecessary stress ... your employer applies to all of your company’s employees. You can often find additional laws on work schedules...

    Article Råd og tips Aug. 18 2023
  16. Preferential right to a new position

    An employee who has been terminated due to downsizing has a preferential right to be hired for a new ... Act § 14-2, an employee who has been terminated due to downsizing has a preferential right to be hired for...

    Article Aug. 17 2023
  17. Reorganization and downsizing

    When changes are made to a workplace that affect employees, there are several requirements that employers ... function in these processes for both you as an employee and the company itself. Among other things they...

    Article Råd og tips Aug. 16 2023
  18. Leading and particularly independent positions

    “particularly independent” regarding specific jobs or employees. In the following article we’ll explain what the ... are for this position and what they mean for your rights. særlig uavhengig stilling,særlig uavhengig,ledende...

    Article Råd og tips Aug. 15 2023
  19. You’re caught up in your company’s transfer – what should you do?

    When this happens, it’s important to know your rights and obligations. Below you’ll find tips on what ... this happens, it’s important that you know your rights and obligations. This applies especially to the...

    Article Råd og tips Aug. 15 2023
  20. Non-Competition Clauses

    ...relationship that imposes restrictions on what an employee can do after the employment relationship has ended ... example of this is a regulation that says that the employee cannot work for companies that are in direct or...

    Article Råd og tips June 30 2023
  21. Hiring Discrimination

    ...hire anyone they’d like. At the same time, this right is somewhat restricted by anti-discrimination laws ... discrimination based on political beliefs, membership in an employee organization or age. Discrimination based on gender...

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

    ...surprised at how short a distance there is between employee and boss in Norway. – There’s a friendlier work ... they want, employees can put their legs up on the desk or chewing tobacco in their mouth right in front...

    Article Tekna Magasinet June 20 2023
  23. Temporary Employment

    ...because a main principle of Norwegian law is that an employee is to be employed on a permanent basis, in other ... holiday season. An employer can also hire temporary employees for work that isn’t seasonal if it’s for short-term...

    Article Råd og tips June 20 2023
  24. Leave of absence

    ...are 1) parental leave and 2) education leave. An employee can choose to take either paid or unpaid leave ... laid off, which means that your employer has the right to put your working relationship aside for a period...

    Article Råd og tips June 14 2023
  25. Whistleblowing in the Workplace

    As an employee you have the right to reveal information about unethical or illegal conditions at your ... your workplace. Hired workers also have the right to report these conditions to their hiring company. varsling...

    Article Råd og tips June 13 2023