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Egle Rimdziute and Mindaugas Giedraitis work together in Northern Norway with window production.

Egle Rimdziute and Mindaugas Giedraitis work together in Northern Norway with window production.

Tormod Ytrehus

Migrant workers are drawn to Norway by wages. For Egle and Mindaugas, other things were more important

Egle Rimdziute and Mindaugas Giedraitis work together in Northern Norway with window production.

Egle Rimdziute and Mindaugas Giedraitis work together in Northern Norway with window production.

Tormod Ytrehus

Migrant workers are drawn to Norway by wages. For Egle and Mindaugas, other things were more important

Even though they were awarded compensation by the District Court, the 52 former employees now must wait even longer for a possible payment from Vlantana Norway.

Even though they were awarded compensation by the District Court, the 52 former employees now must wait even longer for a possible payment from Vlantana Norway.

Stein Inge Stølen

52 drivers sued and were awarded compensation. Vlantana Norway has appealed the ruling

Even though they were awarded compensation by the District Court, the 52 former employees now must wait even longer for a possible payment from Vlantana Norway.

Even though they were awarded compensation by the District Court, the 52 former employees now must wait even longer for a possible payment from Vlantana Norway.

Stein Inge Stølen

52 drivers sued and were awarded compensation. Vlantana Norway has appealed the ruling

– I do not get supplemental pay when I drive domestically in Norway. It is the first I’ve ever heard of this, says a Filipino freight driver, who has many domestic assignments in Norway.

– I do not get supplemental pay when I drive domestically in Norway. It is the first I’ve ever heard of this, says a Filipino freight driver, who has many domestic assignments in Norway.

Stein Inge Stølen

Foreign drivers who drive cabotage in Norway are entitled to Norwegian wages. Many of them do not know this

– I do not get supplemental pay when I drive domestically in Norway. It is the first I’ve ever heard of this, says a Filipino freight driver, who has many domestic assignments in Norway.

– I do not get supplemental pay when I drive domestically in Norway. It is the first I’ve ever heard of this, says a Filipino freight driver, who has many domestic assignments in Norway.

Stein Inge Stølen

Foreign drivers who drive cabotage in Norway are entitled to Norwegian wages. Many of them do not know this

You can now read articles from FriFagbevegelse in Lithuanian, Polish and English.

You can now read articles from FriFagbevegelse in Lithuanian, Polish and English.

Martin Guttormsen Slørdal

You can now read news about Norwegian working life in English

You can now read articles from FriFagbevegelse in Lithuanian, Polish and English.

You can now read articles from FriFagbevegelse in Lithuanian, Polish and English.

Martin Guttormsen Slørdal

You can now read news about Norwegian working life in English

TEMPORARY WORKER: –  I would like Norway to be a good place to work, says scaffolder Isaac Maqbul.

TEMPORARY WORKER: – I would like Norway to be a good place to work, says scaffolder Isaac Maqbul.

Tormod Ytrehus

Temporary worker Isaac did not get the pay he was entitled to. This is how he earned 14 kroner more per hour

TEMPORARY WORKER: –  I would like Norway to be a good place to work, says scaffolder Isaac Maqbul.

TEMPORARY WORKER: – I would like Norway to be a good place to work, says scaffolder Isaac Maqbul.

Tormod Ytrehus

Temporary worker Isaac did not get the pay he was entitled to. This is how he earned 14 kroner more per hour

Collective agreements can secure workers more favourable rights than the statutory rights, such as better working hours, overtime pay, pension and paid holidays.

Collective agreements can secure workers more favourable rights than the statutory rights, such as better working hours, overtime pay, pension and paid holidays.

Tormod Ytrehus

What is a collective agreement?

Collective agreements can secure workers more favourable rights than the statutory rights, such as better working hours, overtime pay, pension and paid holidays.

Collective agreements can secure workers more favourable rights than the statutory rights, such as better working hours, overtime pay, pension and paid holidays.

Tormod Ytrehus

What is a collective agreement?

MINIMUM WAGE: Norway has no statutory minimum wage for all workers. But in, among others, construction sites, cleaning, fish processing and agriculture the minimum wage of the collective agreement applies to everyone who works within these industries.

MINIMUM WAGE: Norway has no statutory minimum wage for all workers. But in, among others, construction sites, cleaning, fish processing and agriculture the minimum wage of the collective agreement applies to everyone who works within these industries.

Håvard Sæbø

These are the current minimum wages within nine industries in Norway

MINIMUM WAGE: Norway has no statutory minimum wage for all workers. But in, among others, construction sites, cleaning, fish processing and agriculture the minimum wage of the collective agreement applies to everyone who works within these industries.

MINIMUM WAGE: Norway has no statutory minimum wage for all workers. But in, among others, construction sites, cleaning, fish processing and agriculture the minimum wage of the collective agreement applies to everyone who works within these industries.

Håvard Sæbø

These are the current minimum wages within nine industries in Norway