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‘Much lower growth’ in oil investments

The chief economist for the Norwegian national employers' organization NHO is the latest to issue a sobering outlook that may only cheer anti-oil climate...

Lowest unemployment in 10 years

A total of 59,500 people in Norway were registered as being without work and receiving unemployment benefits in October. That's the lowest level recorded...

Alternatives sought for EU agreement

Norway's 25-year-old trade and policy pact with the EU survived yet another round of attacks from labour unions this week. The so-called EØS/EEA agreement...

NAV reports conflicting jobless rate

Norway's state welfare agency NAV has reported a slight decline in the numbers of Norwegians registered as out of work and applying for unemployment...

Fishing firm convicted of exploiting foreign workers

A court in Lofoten, Northern Norway, has convicted a fish processing facility in Finnmark for exploiting 11 workers from Lithuania who were not compensated with...

Anonymity can aid job applicants

Government Minister Monica Mæland thinks it's probably much easier for people with names like "Lars" or "Kristin" to get a job in Norway than...

Brokers earn most, then oil workers

Annual wage talks got underway this week, right after the traditional handshake between the leaders of Norway's largest labour and employer organizations. Negotiations begin...

Immigration can limit social mobility

The numbers of unemployed immigrants and refugees have fallen sharply over the past three years in the Oslo area, and around the country as...

New NHO boss for Norway’s employers

Ole Erik Almlid is formally taking over as chief executive of Norway's powerful national employers' organization NHO (Næringslivets Hovedorganisation). The former journalist and editor...

Extended sick leave aims to cut it

The Norwegian government, national employers' organization NHO and major national labour federations have agreed to extend employees' rights to call in sick, but don't...

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