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  1. 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
  2. Record growth – Tekna membership passes 100,000

    ...about the right to be given a permanent position, increased hiring of temporary workers, rights connected ... connected with downsizing as well as the right to get overtime pay and/or equal pay. At the same time, perhaps...

    Article Aktuelt Mar. 13 2023
  3. Probation

    ...the employer has the opportunity to test the employee’s adaptation to the work, professional competence ... there is a lower threshold for dismissing an employee than otherwise. And there is a shorter notice...

    Article Råd og tips Feb. 23 2021
  4. Written notice

    ...available to them if they wish to correct an employee’s unwanted/unregulated behavior. skriftlig advarsel ... employer that if the situation about which the employee is being informed doesn’t change or improve, he/she...

    Article Råd og tips Mar. 1 2021
  5. What you should know about severance agreements

    What is a severance agreement? An employer and employee often enter into a severance agreement is when ... on which both parties have agreed before the employee’s termination date and which is binding for both...

    Article Råd og tips Feb. 22 2022
  6. Why join a trade union today?

    Over 50 percent av Norwegian employees are members of a trade union. – Many people take several of the ... member-bases; at the same time, an individual employee has a stronger voice through being part of a union...

    Article Råd og tips Apr. 19 2021
  7. Here’s how Tekna can help you at your next salary negotiation

    Tekna’s wage policy says that members must have the right to negotiate freely and that it’s best to negotiate ... by the management based on criteria including employees’ levels of competency, educational and responsibility...

    Article Råd og tips May 3 2023
  8. Check out these 5 points before signing a contract

    ...employment rights. These include workplace conflicts, termination, questions about rights and responsibilities ... reviewing members’ employment contracts. – After an employee has signed their contract, only contractual terms...

    Article Aktuelt Dec. 17 2021
  9. Changes to home office laws finally passed

    Flexibility’s becoming increasingly important to many employees, states Tekna President Lars Olav Grøvik. Aktuelt ... that these regulations don’t call into question employees’ current salary and working conditions. For example...

    Article Aktuelt Apr. 6 2022
  10. Salary in Norway: 6 things you need to know

    ...famous for their trade unions, favourable workers’ rights, and perhaps mostly, high salaries. Yet, there ... typically agreed upon between the employer and the employee as part of their written contract. Your wages...

    Article Working in Norway May 18 2022
  11. Travel time is work time

    ...to the law, work time is defined as the time an employee is at their employer’s disposal. One of the case’s ... work shows that it consists of three parts: The employee must be working or at work The ruling specifies...

    Article Råd og tips Mar. 28 2022
  12. Podcast: Working in Norway - A Beginner's Guide

    ...the beginning when I moved to Norway, that the employee can, if he wants to put his legs on the table ... the business as they are in Norway where the employees have a say in the running and in how the workplace...

    Article Working in Norway May 25 2023 Podcast
  13. 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
  14. Advice from Tekna's lawyers

    ...employment situation. Termination Whenever an employees loses his/her job in the form of a dismissal with ... It is therefore important for employees to be aware of their rights should they find themselves in this...

    Article Mar. 12 2015
  15. Your rights when laid off or unemployed

    ...when do they happen? When can a company lay off employees? What am I entitled to if I’m laid off? How long ... 67 and am getting laid off? What happens to my rights to receive AFP when I’m laid off? What happens...

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  16. 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
  17. Dismissal in the public sector

    For most employees in Norway, the rules on hiring and dismissal are regulated by the Working Environment ... Environment Act. But in the case of public sector employees, a separate law has been passed that guides hiring...

    Article Råd og tips Mar. 2 2021
  18. Salary

    ...tips What’s included Salary is the payment an employee receives from an employer for work they’ve performed ... is comprised of a monthly gross salary x 12. An employee is also entitled to overtime pay when he/she is...

    Article Råd og tips Dec. 19 2022
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. What are your rights when either you or your children get sick?

    ...who have experience in this area. Don’t forget employees who don’t have a partner or family at home. They ... preventative couples counselling. Some companies give employees paid leave when daycare centers and/or schools...

    Article Råd og tips June 2 2023
  22. 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
  23. Joined Tekna when he didn’t get any vacation pay

    Norway – where’s that? When Ali (sixth from the right) studied in New Zealand, he managed a bar, where ... to want to travel anywhere now! The five-member employee group kept working, their plan being to try and...

    Article Råd og tips Sept. 15 2022
  24. 11 things you need to check before signing an employment contract

    ...have an employment contract which spells out the rights you and your employer each have with regard to ... According to Working Environment Act § 14-5, all employees are entitled to have a written employment contract...

    Article Råd og tips Oct. 15 2021
  25. Your right to receive sickness benefits while on unpaid parental leave

    ...does being on unpaid parental leave influence your right to receive sickness benefits? If you are currently ... going on unpaid parental leave will affect their right to receive sickness benefits. We tell them that...

    Article Råd og tips May 11 2022