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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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...

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  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  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. 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 Feb. 23 2021
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. – 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
  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. 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
  22. Working in Norway: The Colleague Conversation

    Consider the Norwegian term medarbeidersamtale. It’s one of those long words where Norwegians stick two ... lot in this country, much to the confusion of foreigners trying to learn the language. Anyway, roughly translated...

    Article Working in Norway Nov. 15 2019
  23. North Sea Decommissioning: Norway’s New Oil Adventure?

    ...decommissioning,Norwegian economy,Norwegian oil industry,Norwegian workplace,the norwegian model, Working ... myself, I was easily impressed by the enormous numbers I came across when the word ‘decommissioning’ popped...

    Article Working in Norway Nov. 3 2017
  24. Trial Periods

    Periods Trial periods are a common feature of Norwegian employment contracts. prøvetid, test, tilpasning ... tilpasning, begrenset tidsperiode Råd og tips The purpose of trial periods is to establish a limited time period...

    Article Råd og tips Feb. 23 2021
  25. Why You Should Say ‘Sorry’ at Work

    ...a few sticky workplace situations. Once again while running a course recently, I was the one who learned ... something new while trying to teach something old. The old in this case is using a version of ‘sorry’ at...

    Article Working in Norway June 3 2017