Updated to include information on the application of restrictive covenants under the Working Environment Act.
Updated to reflect the 2017 rates for income tax, additional surtax and national insurance contributions.
An employment law guide to employee rights in Norway, covering hours of work, rest breaks and rest periods, Sunday work, holiday and holiday pay, maternity and pregnancy rights, parental leave, care leave, other leave, part-time workers, fixed-term workers, temporary agency workers, posted workers, transfers of undertakings, insolvency of employer, disciplinary procedures, bullying, and data protection and privacy.
An employment law guide to training and development in Norway, covering apprenticeships and practical training.
An employment law guide to equal opportunities in Norway, covering exemptions, harassment and sexual harassment, victimisation, positive action, active gender-equality measures, and remedies and penalties.
An employment law guide to industrial relations in Norway, covering trade unions, collective bargaining and agreements, informing and consulting employees, informing and consulting prior to redundancies, informing and consulting prior to transfers, European Works Councils, industrial action and board-level representation.
An employment law guide to health and safety in Norway, covering duties on employers and employees, safety representatives and working environment committees, enforcement and penalties, and compensation for injury or illness.
An employment law guide to termination of employment in Norway, covering notice periods, grounds for dismissal with notice, summary dismissal, dismissal procedures, severance compensation, contesting dismissals and right to a reference.
Useful online resources on employment law in Norway.
An employment law guide to recruitment and selection in Norway, covering discrimination, advertising vacancies, selection, young people and children, people with disabilities, foreign nationals and preferential right for re-employment.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to Norway.