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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. Working in Norway: Don’t Say “Hello” in the Morning

    ...asked the following question: What is the most important unwritten rule in Norwegian workplace, which ... is based on? Readers were invited to guess the answer. The more serious suggestions: Don’t intrude on...

    Article Working in Norway Dec. 6 2017
  5. 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
  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 ... called "The Norwegian Model" - a cooperative model that is unique to the Nordic countries. Aktuelt The Norwegian...

    Article Aktuelt May 11 2020
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. Whistleblowing in the Workplace

    ...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 conditions...

    Article Råd og tips Feb. 28 2021
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. Working Overtime While Living Abroad

    ...there’s no need to compensate them in accordance with the usual rates for this type of work. overtid på tjenestereise ... many cases illegal. What do the regulations say? Generally speaking, the Working Environment Act, including...

    Article Råd og tips Feb. 21 2021
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. First Impressions and Foreigners: Which Language Should You Speak?

    ...say at the front of the classroom. At my most recent course – Intercultural Communication in the Workplace ... week in Stavanger, Norway, a comment that generated the session’s most lively … Karin Lee First Impressions...

    Article Working in Norway Sept. 17 2017
  18. 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
  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. 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 ... is something about the job itself, as I’ve held onto the job description (more about this below). What...

    Article Working in Norway Feb. 27 2020
  21. 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
  22. Remote Work

    ...legal department Remote Work The term ‘remote work’ is used to describe the work an employee does for an ... different location than a traditional workplace. Råd og tips The most common location for Tekna members...

    Article Råd og tips Mar. 1 2021
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. Norway: Happy OL Medal Count = Happy Norwegian Manager?

    Need something special from your Norwegian boss? Strike while the OL-iron is hot! How so, you say? Well ... statistics: Norway now holds a superior lead in the medal count Yes, little Norway, with a population...

    Article Working in Norway Feb. 19 2018