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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...

State may transfer 5,000 jobs to the counties

A commission set up by the state ministry in charge of local government administration and modernization has proposed shutting down three state agencies and...

Pay gap persists between men and women

Women in Norway continue to earn just 86 percent of what men in Norway take home in terms of average monthly earnings. The latest...

Lobbyists target new cut-rate hair-cutter

Lobbying forces led by Norway's national employers' organization NHO are promoting new regulations that could snarl the business plan of the cut-rate hair-cutting chain...

New haircut chain challenges salons

In a country where a haircut can routinely cost as much as going to the dentist, Norwegians are flocking to a new chain that...

Norway hard on expats’ careers

An international survey seems to confirm what many expatriates living in Norway have experienced for a long time: It's hard to build a career. Norway and the...

Shell cuts another 231 jobs

The oil industry crisis isn't over for the Norwegian subsidiary of Dutch oil company Shell. Its Shell Norge unit plans to lay off 75 full-time employees...

Unemployment declines, but fewer working

Both Norway's employers' organization NHO and its largest trade union confederation LO are warning against getting too optimistic about the decline in unemployment. A...

Kværner wins huge Statoil contract

A contract for upgrading Statoil's Njord A platform was being formally awarded to the Kværner Stord yard on Norway's West Coast on Friday. The contract is...

Jobs moving out of Oslo, and Norway

Hundreds of public-sector jobs look set to be intentionally moved from the Norwegian capital of Oslo to other locations around the country, and, in the private...

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