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Swedes paid to seek work in Norway

Young, unemployed Swedes are getting some financial assistance from their home communities to seek their fortunes in Norway, where the jobless rate remains low...

Immigrant employment ‘misleading’

Human Rights Service (HRS), an Oslo-based foundation that studies immigration and integration, is accusing the Norwegian government of presenting a misleading picture of immigrant...

Most new jobs go to immigrants

Nearly 50,000 new jobs have been created in Norway during the past year and more than 35,000 of them have been filled by immigrants....

Guest workers pay off in Norway

The Norwegian state profits from guest workers who pay considerably more in taxes than what they claim in benefits, according to recent research by state...

Media workers face huge cuts

More uncertainty was gripping employees of Norwegian media firm Schibsted on Thursday as it planned to slash jobs, consolidate some editorial operations among several...

Norwegian parents ‘spoil’ their kids

Young Norwegians are so privileged and demanding that relatively few have been working in hotels, restaurants, fish factories or warehouses this summer. Frustrated Norwegian...

Norwegian workers work a lot

Most Norwegians enjoy relatively short workdays, at least five paid weeks of holiday a year and generous provisions for paid leave because of illness,...

Disability claims rise

One out of every 10 Norwegian workers is off on disability leave, according to new figures from state welfare agency NAV. A total of...



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