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Labour talks drag on, conflicts loom

State mediation is continuing between one of Norway's largest industrial trade union federations and the employers' organization Norsk Industri, after initial negotiations between the...

War overshadows tough labour talks

After months of rumbling from both sides, Norwegian trade unions and employer organizations have finally begun what long were expected to be tough negotiations...

Unemployment falls but job fears loom

The latest numbers from state welfare agency NAV show 83,000 fewer job seekers in June than in May, and Norway's official unemployment rate fell...

Expat workers most vulnerable in crisis

Expatriates in Norway who come from countries outside the European Economic Area have the most to fear during the Corona crisis if they're suddenly...

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...

Wage talks break down already

After just three full days of negotiations, wage talks between trade union federation LO and employers' organization NHO broke down Thursday night. That means...

Employers plan to hire more workers

Employment prospects are looking up again in Norway. A new survey shows that many companies are planning to do more hiring by the end...

Huge new contracts fuel the oil industry

Just two weeks after a huge new drilling rig for Norway's state-owned oil company was completed and towed away from Aibel's yard in Haugesund,...

Job satisfaction: How it shapes identity

After several difficult years following the collapse in oil prices, Norway's job market is picking up again. Nicola McCaffrey, a clinical psychologist based in...

Technology cuts jobs at Telenor

Norway’s newly expanded conservative government is still promoting job creation and rapid digitalization of Norwegian society, but in many cases the two are distinctly...

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