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  1. 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
  2. Salary settlement

    Tekna has agreements that give us the right to negotiate salaries for our members. In the government ... Norwegian). Important dates 2023 for public sector employees The annual settlement is a main settlement where...

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  3. Vacation rights in Norway

    Who has the right to take vacation days in Norway? How do you earn vacation pay? How much vacation can ... These are your vacation rights stipulated by the Norwegian Holiday Act. Right to vacation days and vacation...

    Article Råd og tips May 31 2023
  4. 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
  5. What you should know if you’ve been laid off

    Legally speaking, the term «layoff» means that an employee has been temporarily released from their work ... Conditions for laying employees off Requirement of objective justification for laying employees off First, an...

    Article Råd og tips May 11 2023
  6. 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
  7. Intellectual Property Rights in Employment

    ...often also referred to as intellectual property rights. And who owns these; you, the company or maybe ... certain conditions may be entitled to take over rights, in whole or in part. This applies even if the...

    Article Apr. 21 2023
  8. 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
  9. Restricting companies’ rights to hire temporary employees

    9:00 -15:00. Requirements for hiring temporary employees from staffing agencies will be tightened starting ... adopted new regulations for hiring temporary employees from staffing agencies. Starting on 1 April, the...

    Article Aktuelt Mar. 13 2023
  10. – Most employees aren’t entitled to negotiate their own salary

    ...salary. – From a legal perspective, while most employees aren’t entitled to negotiate their own salary ... bargaining agreement maintain a dialogue with their employees about salary levels. They do this even if they’re...

    Article Råd og tips Jan. 9 2023
  11. How to write a freelance contract

    ...don’t have the same rights as a regular employee. For example, you don’t have the right to receive sickness ... work hours, etc., than you would working as an employee or consultant in a company. Your most important...

    Article Råd og tips Dec. 22 2022
  12. Social welfare in Norway: The nuts and bolts

    ...each year”, Synne Lüthcke Lied explains. As an employee, your workplace covers your sick pay for the first ... union can guide you in the right direction, both in terms of applying for the right benefits and re-applying...

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

    ...strong trade union culture present, and workers’ rights are frequently discussed both inside and outside ... employers endeavour to create a workplace where employees are included and heard. There are of course exceptions...

    Article Working in Norway Dec. 20 2022
  14. 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
  15. – Why it’s a good idea to ask for a salary review now

    ...necessarily knows the value of your competency. Because employees are working remotely more now than ever, it can ... themselves. – You should focus on yourself because employees are compensated according to their job tasks and...

    Article Råd og tips Dec. 13 2022 Podcast
  16. Intellectual property rights (IPR)

    Almost all enterprises have intellectual property rights, whether in the form of business secrets, know-how ... or domain names. These rights are often established on the basis of the employees’ performance. In such...

    Article Råd og tips Oct. 31 2022
  17. Want to work in Norway? This is what you need to know

    ...as an employee. — You do have to register, but you can come to Norway and start working right away, he ... apply for a residence permit on behalf of their employees, says Hegge. — A lot of people choose to apply...

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

    of course. After only a year as a registered employee, you can sign into NAV and look at your earned ... good found in any enterprise with more than one employee. It requires your employer to pay a certain amount...

    Article Working in Norway Sept. 16 2022
  19. 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
  20. Can my employer refuse to give me overtime pay?

    ...so-called “particularly independent position” with no right to receive overtime pay. Råd og tips «Thomas» sends ... department, asking if an employer has the right to deny their employees overtime pay. Tekna`s attorney Synne...

    Article Råd og tips Sept. 15 2022
  21. Ethics

    ...bring positive impacts. Be a true professional, employee representative, colleague and fellow student Act ... transparency Show respect for human dignity and human rights Be loyal and reliable Show respect and trust Collaborate...

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  22. Will your pension be enough for retirement?

    ...for state and municipal government employees as well as employees in the healthcare sector. Contribution ... contribution plans and civil service pension plans for employees who were born after 1962[2]. Two rates: over and...

    Article Råd og tips June 9 2022
  23. Here’s what you should know about a contractual early retirement pension (AFP)

    ...covered, there’s no guarantee that you’ll have the right to collect it, whether you work in the private or ... covered, there’s no guarantee that you’ll have the right to collect it. This is because there are AFP qualification...

    Article Råd og tips May 23 2022
  24. 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
  25. Have you reached retirement age – but still want to keep working?

    ...an earlier point in time and find out what your rights are should you choose to do so. If you’re less ... situation described above include public sector employees born in 1962 or earlier, as they might not profit...

    Article Råd og tips May 13 2022