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  1. Highly educated workers are joining trade unions in record numbers

    ...to SSB, over the past two years the number of trade union members has risen by 3.9 percent. The strongest ... number of employees in Norway who belong to trade unions increased by 76,198; this means that there are...

    Article Aktuelt June 7 2023
  2. Trade unions in Norway: Four things you need to know

    Looking for work in Norway? Trade unions are an important part of the Norwegian labour market. Here are ... basic facts. Working in Norway Norway has a high trade union density rate. Here, around half of the workforce...

    Article Working in Norway Dec. 9 2022
  3. Why join a trade union today?

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

    Article Råd og tips Apr. 19 2021
  4. The bottom line: European immigrants have lowest rate of trade union membership

    ...professions behind the numbers The numbers for trade union membership broken down into Tekna professions ... has been made for trade union membership. Yet this doesn’t show which trade union the respective professionals...

    Article Aktuelt Sept. 3 2021
  5. ICT and software engineers have lowest rate of trade union membership

    ...professions behind the numbers The numbers for trade union membership broken down into Tekna professions ... has been made for trade union membership. Yet this doesn’t show which trade union the respective professionals...

    Article Aktuelt Aug. 18 2021
  6. Take your seat at the table – become a trade union member

    Tekna as trade union – a little different We’re working towards making salary growth take place locally ... almost never go on strike. That’s why we’re a trade union that’s a little different from the other Salary...

  7. Highly educated adults are the new trade unionists

    ...professions behind the numbers The numbers for trade union membership broken down into Tekna professions ... has been made for trade union membership. Yet this doesn’t show which trade union the respective professionals...

    Article Aktuelt Sept. 10 2021
  8. Highly educated adults are the new trade unionists

    According to numbers from Statistics Norway, ... highly educated adults have the highest rate of trade union membership in Norway. At the same time, the rate...

    Article Tekna Magasinet Oct. 8 2021
  9. – Seeing people put their feet up on the desk in front of their boss was a huge culture shock

    ...helped me a lot. We don’t have these kinds of trade unions in Iran, so this was a totally new experience ... and their trade unions aren’t as strong, either. While they do have a few strong unions, they’re not...

    Article Tekna Magasinet June 20 2023
  10. Record growth – Tekna membership passes 100,000

    ...in a trade union, declares Tekna President Lars Olav Grøvik. Tekna is one of the trade unions in Norway ... record 65,000 members. Tekna is also the largest trade union in primary organization Federation of Norwegian...

    Article Aktuelt Mar. 13 2023
  11. Joining a board for the first time? – Here are some tips to get you started

    ...the individual chosen for the job and the company union group. The system of electing employee board members ... have a great deal of experience – as do company union representatives and others who have followed along...

    Article Råd og tips Feb. 25 2021
  12. International work

    IndustriAll European Trade Union (IAE) Nordic IN IndustriAll Global Union (IGU) Support for trade unions in Kenya ... and Uganda Nording ENGINEERS EUROPE UNI Global Union We’re engaged in international work in several arenas...

  13. Social media and employers

    ...applies to information that can be described as a trade secret. While what can be classified as “secret” ... and company client lists are examples of trade secrets. A trade-off must also be made in relation to when...

    Article Råd og tips Feb. 24 2021
  14. Here’s how Tekna can help you at your next salary negotiation

    ...salary ranges and working conditions with company union representatives and Tekna groups instead of doing ... salary review? Be honest and talk about it Company union representatives guarantee good dialogue – Our representatives...

    Article Råd og tips May 3 2023
  15. Podcast: Working in Norway - A Beginner's Guide

    01:21] You will learn about the role of the trade unions, salary negotiations, working hours, holidays ... [01:21 - 01:45] Hi. Hi. We both work for Tekna, a union for people who are graduates in STEM, science, technology...

    Article Working in Norway May 25 2023 Podcast
  16. 2022: Good news: Increased tax deductions for your Tekna dues!

    2022 you can deduct up to NOK 5,800 of your trade union membership dues. Aktuelt -This increase strengthens ... personal finances and makes it easier for them to be a union member, says Helene Johnsen, director of Tekna’s...

    Article Aktuelt Feb. 24 2022
  17. Restricting companies’ rights to hire temporary employees

    ...does Tekna say about temporary hires? – As a trade union Tekna has supported the tightening of regulations ... rules be given? – It’s possible for an employer and union representative to sign a separate contract on expanded...

    Article Aktuelt Mar. 13 2023
  18. Social welfare in Norway: The nuts and bolts

    ...being part of a trade union when you find yourself in situations like this. A trade union can guide you ... printing services and miscellaneous to the student union each year. However, there are also private university...

    Article Working in Norway Dec. 20 2022
  19. Geologists in second place

    ...different kinds of sports, says union head Erlend Hanstveit in NISO, a trade union representing professional ... Interest Committee, Emir Causevic, warns Tekna’s union representatives in the private sector not to look...

    Article Tekna Magasinet June 7 2023
  20. New membership record: Tekna passes 90,000

    ...in the number of technologists belonging to a trade union. Just one year ago, in September 2020, we passed ... scientists and technologists see the value of joining a union, which the pandemic has also emphasized, says Tekna’s...

    Article Aktuelt Oct. 6 2021
  21. Work-Life balance in Norway: Three things you should know

    ...is expected. In addition, there is a strong trade union culture present, and workers’ rights are frequently ... off, Synne Lüthcke Lied suggests asking your trade union or safety and health representative at work.

    Article Working in Norway Dec. 20 2022
  22. International Congress: United for a just future

    ...countries participated when IndustriALL Global Union conducted its 3rd Congress mid-September. Aktuelt ... head delegate to the virtual meeting, where worker unions from all over the world met to debate and decide...

    Article Aktuelt Sept. 24 2021
  23. Where to find laws on working hours

    ...provides for it. A practical example is that a trade union, under certain conditions, can agree on other ... agreement either between the company and company union representatives or by receiving special permission...

    Article Råd og tips Aug. 18 2023
  24. We’re going for more content in English

    ...same time work is being done to better explain trade unions’ value. Salary and employment conditions are ... number of newcomers to Norway choosing to join a trade union has increased. – Traditionally speaking, there’s...

    Article Aktuelt June 1 2021
  25. Is this why we all want to work in Norway?

    Norwegian welfare state and the strong Norwegian labor unions be a part of the explanation? Working in Norway ... between the country’s political parties and labor unions. Starting in the 1970s, these different sides came...

    Article Working in Norway June 9 2021