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  1. How pensions work in Norway

    How pensions work in Norway These are the things you need to know about before starting work in Norway ... how the Norwegian pension system works here. Your pension comes from three separate sources: The National...

    Article Sept. 16 2022
  2. A0Se Safety course for conveyerbelt driver and pump operator

    given in NS-EN 206 + NA. The course is a competency course approved by the Concrete Training Council ... knowledge of Norwegian. Tuition and the course material is in English. Practical information The course starts

    Course Nov. 18–19
  3. Here’s what you should know about a contractual early retirement pension (AFP)

    ...retirement pension (AFP) Are you entitled to collect the collectively bargained pension benefit called AFP ... with AFP today? Råd og tips It’s definitely not the case that everyone’s covered by an AFP plan. And...

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

    Salary in Norway: 6 things you need to know What’s the average salary in Norway? Is there such a thing as ... Here’s what to know about Norwegian wages. Working in Norway When it comes to the labour market, Norway is...

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

    ...paternity and maternity leave. Working in Norway The intent of parental benefits is to provide you with ... divided into three parts – one part for the mother, one part for the partner and a part that can freely be...

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

    Changes to home office laws finally passed The government has recently passed changes to laws regulating ... Aktuelt The new changes are effective starting on July 1st, and Grøvik is satisfied that the new law...

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

    ...outside your normal working hours to a different workplace than your usual one, is this considered work time ... time? Or is it travel time? And where do you draw the line exactly that shows when you’re at work? reisetid...

    Article Råd og tips Mar. 28 2022
  8. 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
  9. Negotiate your starting salary: If you don’t, you can lose out on a lot of money

    You’re not alone in thinking this way; and you’re not the only one who feels that negotiating a salary is scary ... conducted by ManpowerGroup reveals that 50% of Norwegian employees accept a new job before even asking...

    Article Råd og tips Nov. 5 2021
  10. Egenmelding: What to do if you can’t work because you’re sick/injured

    ...sick/injured Sometimes life throws you a curve ball in the form of a sudden illness or injury that prevents ... feeling terrible. Sore throat, achy limbs, headache, the works. You really don’t feel up to going to work...

    Article Working in Norway Nov. 3 2021
  11. This is what technologists are demanding of the new government

    ...demanding of the new government Tekna’s been closely following the process surrounding the new government’s ... expectations of and input for its new platform. – We expect the Støre government to deliver in areas such as increasing...

    Article Aktuelt Oct. 6 2021
  12. Must secure rights for working remotely

    ...working remotely The Confederation of Norwegian Enterprises (NHO) recently announced that the idea of working ... Aktuelt While Tekna supports the increased use of home offices after the pandemic is over, it’s important...

    Article Aktuelt Oct. 6 2021
  13. New membership record: Tekna passes 90,000

    Tekna passed 90,000 members. Since the start of the new millennium, the organization has added 55,000 members ... members. Aktuelt - There’s been incredible growth in the number of technologists belonging to a trade union...

    Article Aktuelt Oct. 6 2021
  14. Sickness and Sick Leave

    ...leave, a part-time leave should be the first alternative chosen. The degree to which you can perform work ... depends on 1) the nature of your illness and 2) the possibility of accommodating your workplace to your illness...

    Article Råd og tips Sept. 15 2021
  15. ICT and software engineers have lowest rate of trade union membership

    Traditionally speaking, the rate of union membership among ICT employees has been lower than for other ... years. Øystein Krogsrud These are the professions behind the numbers The numbers for trade union membership...

    Article Aktuelt Aug. 18 2021
  16. Membership benefits from A-Z

    Summer-time / part-time employment Tekna Magasinet The Tekna Scholarship Teknisk Ukeblad Frivillighet i ... Work What: ANSA is the organisation for students who plan to spend time abroad during the course of their...

    Article Råd og tips Aug. 16 2021
  17. Get started with your membership in Tekna

    Tekna groups (workplace groups) Tekna Magasinet Tekna Ung Teknisk Ukeblad The help-line The salary calculator ... Norway’s best banking deals. The mortgage rate is amongst the lowest on the market and transferring your...

    Article Råd og tips Aug. 16 2021
  18. – A simple country boy from Sunnmøre

    Grøvik believes that we’re facing enormous changes in the future world of work. Photo: Knut Neerland and Anne ... Grøvik was going to introduce himself to the delegates at the annual ‘R-meeting’, he called himself «a...

    Article Aktuelt June 21 2021
  19. Important political breakthroughs made in spring 2021

    ...important political breakthroughs recently made by the union Important political breakthroughs made in spring ... political breakthroughs in areas including the workplace, competency, technology and sustainability,...

    Article Politisk June 21 2021
  20. Is this why we all want to work in Norway?

    Norway. Can the Norwegian welfare state and the strong Norwegian labor unions be a part of the explanation ... resident alien’ of the country for more than 20 years, I experienced firsthand the country’s welfare state...

    Article Working in Norway June 9 2021
  21. Opinions

    Policies Tekna works actively through the media and directly with the Government, Parliament and other organisations ... Tekna takes responsibility for its members, the companies and the local community through its salary and benefits...

  22. Record growth in Tekna

    ...is growing at record speed. During ‘the Corona year’ of 2020, the trade union had a membership growth ... professionals chosen to join the organization during ‘the Corona year’ as well. At the start of 2021, Tekna had...

    Article Aktuelt May 4 2021
  23. The year that went downhill fast – this is how they experienced it

    ...and manager. Anne Grete Nordal - Tekna Magasinet The year that went downhill fast – this is how they experienced ... convert to a digital workday. Ivar F. Ihle thinks that the Corona virus will affect us for years to come. Casper...

    Article Aktuelt Apr. 29 2021
  24. Why join a trade union today?

    ...av Norwegian employees are members of a trade union. – Many people take several of the Norwegian welfare ... welfare benefits – which have all been negotiated by the union movement – for granted, declares Katrine Olsson...

    Article Råd og tips Apr. 19 2021
  25. Employee Wellness in the Norwegian Work Culture

    ...low-context environment Have you heard the one about the Norwegian husband who loved his wife so much, he ... faces, Norwegians and non-Norwegians alike. Why is this so? Perhaps because as silly as it is on the surface...

    Article Working in Norway Apr. 15 2021