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A female mechanic was successful in her sexual harassment lawsuit against two customers. Her lawsuit was pivotal in defining sexual harassment in the workplace.

A female mechanic was successful in her sexual harassment lawsuit against two customers. Her lawsuit was pivotal in defining sexual harassment in the workplace.

Colourbox

Have you experienced sexual harassment at work? This is what you can do

A female mechanic was successful in her sexual harassment lawsuit against two customers. Her lawsuit was pivotal in defining sexual harassment in the workplace.

A female mechanic was successful in her sexual harassment lawsuit against two customers. Her lawsuit was pivotal in defining sexual harassment in the workplace.

Colourbox

Have you experienced sexual harassment at work? This is what you can do

Check out what a normal monthly wage is in Norway.

Check out what a normal monthly wage is in Norway.

Brian Cliff Olguin

This is the most commonly-occurring monthly wage in Norway

Check out what a normal monthly wage is in Norway.

Check out what a normal monthly wage is in Norway.

Brian Cliff Olguin

This is the most commonly-occurring monthly wage in Norway

Summer is approaching fast and it’s time for a break from work. Find out what your holiday rights are.

Summer is approaching fast and it’s time for a break from work. Find out what your holiday rights are.

Colourbox

When can I take my holidays? Here are 10 questions and answers

Summer is approaching fast and it’s time for a break from work. Find out what your holiday rights are.

Summer is approaching fast and it’s time for a break from work. Find out what your holiday rights are.

Colourbox

When can I take my holidays? Here are 10 questions and answers

How much will my pension be?

How much will my pension be?

Anna Granqvist

If I move away from Norway, will I be able to take my pension with me?

How much will my pension be?

How much will my pension be?

Anna Granqvist

If I move away from Norway, will I be able to take my pension with me?

No, the aim of the ban on labour hire in the Oslo area is not to get rid of foreign workers in Norway. Find out more here.

No, the aim of the ban on labour hire in the Oslo area is not to get rid of foreign workers in Norway. Find out more here.

Erlend Angelo

Labour hire could be made illegal on construction sites: 13 answers for employees of staffing agencies

No, the aim of the ban on labour hire in the Oslo area is not to get rid of foreign workers in Norway. Find out more here.

No, the aim of the ban on labour hire in the Oslo area is not to get rid of foreign workers in Norway. Find out more here.

Erlend Angelo

Labour hire could be made illegal on construction sites: 13 answers for employees of staffing agencies

Most employees in Norway will soon have their wages increased. Here you can read a brief explanation of the collective bargaining process.

Most employees in Norway will soon have their wages increased. Here you can read a brief explanation of the collective bargaining process.

Emmie Olivia Kristiansen

This is how your new pay will be decided – if you have a collective agreement

Most employees in Norway will soon have their wages increased. Here you can read a brief explanation of the collective bargaining process.

Most employees in Norway will soon have their wages increased. Here you can read a brief explanation of the collective bargaining process.

Emmie Olivia Kristiansen

This is how your new pay will be decided – if you have a collective agreement

The attitudes of Norwegians towards immigrants have become increasingly more positive over the last two decades.

The attitudes of Norwegians towards immigrants have become increasingly more positive over the last two decades.

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These seven graphs show that Norwegians are becoming more and more positive towards immigrants

The attitudes of Norwegians towards immigrants have become increasingly more positive over the last two decades.

The attitudes of Norwegians towards immigrants have become increasingly more positive over the last two decades.

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These seven graphs show that Norwegians are becoming more and more positive towards immigrants

If inspections (photograph) reveal that employees are not being paid what they are entitled to, their employer risks imprisonment for up to six years.

If inspections (photograph) reveal that employees are not being paid what they are entitled to, their employer risks imprisonment for up to six years.

Håvard Sæbø

New Norwegian law on wage theft: Stealing pay from employees can now be punished by a six-year prison sentence

If inspections (photograph) reveal that employees are not being paid what they are entitled to, their employer risks imprisonment for up to six years.

If inspections (photograph) reveal that employees are not being paid what they are entitled to, their employer risks imprisonment for up to six years.

Håvard Sæbø

New Norwegian law on wage theft: Stealing pay from employees can now be punished by a six-year prison sentence

In order to qualify for sickness benefit, you must submit a self-certification notification or a sick note.

In order to qualify for sickness benefit, you must submit a self-certification notification or a sick note.

Tri Nguyen Dinh

As an employee in Norway, how do I claim sickness benefit?

In order to qualify for sickness benefit, you must submit a self-certification notification or a sick note.

In order to qualify for sickness benefit, you must submit a self-certification notification or a sick note.

Tri Nguyen Dinh

As an employee in Norway, how do I claim sickness benefit?

Four years ago, Viktorija and her husband Remigijus moved from Lithuania to Senja in Northern Norway.

Four years ago, Viktorija and her husband Remigijus moved from Lithuania to Senja in Northern Norway.

Privat

Viktorija from Lithuania is in a union: – If I have a problem at work, I now have someone to ask for help

Four years ago, Viktorija and her husband Remigijus moved from Lithuania to Senja in Northern Norway.

Four years ago, Viktorija and her husband Remigijus moved from Lithuania to Senja in Northern Norway.

Privat

Viktorija from Lithuania is in a union: – If I have a problem at work, I now have someone to ask for help

Norway does not have a common minimum wage for all workers. Yet, the law ensures minimum wages within nine industries. This is especially important for foreign workers.

Norway does not have a common minimum wage for all workers. Yet, the law ensures minimum wages within nine industries. This is especially important for foreign workers.

Roy Solstad/Martin Slørdal/Håvard Sæbø

Norway does not have a common minimum wage for all workers. Here we explain why

Norway does not have a common minimum wage for all workers. Yet, the law ensures minimum wages within nine industries. This is especially important for foreign workers.

Norway does not have a common minimum wage for all workers. Yet, the law ensures minimum wages within nine industries. This is especially important for foreign workers.

Roy Solstad/Martin Slørdal/Håvard Sæbø

Norway does not have a common minimum wage for all workers. Here we explain why

The most common type of injury is from falling, with about 5000 cases a year.  

The most common type of injury is from falling, with about 5000 cases a year.  

Colourbox

Foreign workers are more prone to workplace injuries: Here's what you need to remember if you are in a work accident

The most common type of injury is from falling, with about 5000 cases a year.  

The most common type of injury is from falling, with about 5000 cases a year.  

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Foreign workers are more prone to workplace injuries: Here's what you need to remember if you are in a work accident

Whilst a waiter would on average make 29.850 kroner per month, a financial broker on average has monthly earnings of 96.150 kroner.

Whilst a waiter would on average make 29.850 kroner per month, a financial broker on average has monthly earnings of 96.150 kroner.

Colourbox.com

What is a regular salary in Norway? This is what the statistics tell us

Whilst a waiter would on average make 29.850 kroner per month, a financial broker on average has monthly earnings of 96.150 kroner.

Whilst a waiter would on average make 29.850 kroner per month, a financial broker on average has monthly earnings of 96.150 kroner.

Colourbox.com

What is a regular salary in Norway? This is what the statistics tell us

During supervision, the Labour Inspection Authority will, for example, check if the scaffolding is built correctly and if the workers have the required personal protective equipment. (ILLUSTRASJONSFOTO)

During supervision, the Labour Inspection Authority will, for example, check if the scaffolding is built correctly and if the workers have the required personal protective equipment. (ILLUSTRASJONSFOTO)

Håvard Sæbø

These methods are used by rogue employers in Norway to exploit foreign workers

During supervision, the Labour Inspection Authority will, for example, check if the scaffolding is built correctly and if the workers have the required personal protective equipment. (ILLUSTRASJONSFOTO)

During supervision, the Labour Inspection Authority will, for example, check if the scaffolding is built correctly and if the workers have the required personal protective equipment. (ILLUSTRASJONSFOTO)

Håvard Sæbø

These methods are used by rogue employers in Norway to exploit foreign workers

The waiter, the store employee, and the waste collector can all feel pain caused by repetitive strain on the body.

The waiter, the store employee, and the waste collector can all feel pain caused by repetitive strain on the body.

Martin Guttormsen Slørdal og Sissel M. Rasmussen

Repetitive strain on the body: This is what your employer has to do to look after your health

The waiter, the store employee, and the waste collector can all feel pain caused by repetitive strain on the body.

The waiter, the store employee, and the waste collector can all feel pain caused by repetitive strain on the body.

Martin Guttormsen Slørdal og Sissel M. Rasmussen

Repetitive strain on the body: This is what your employer has to do to look after your health

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