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Immigration tests the welfare state

Norway has not succeeded in ushering refugees and many other immigrants into the workforce, notes the leader of a commission that's been studying the...

Even more post offices set to close

The Norwegian postal service is quickly becoming a shadow of its former self. After a wave of post office closures earlier this year, more...

Telenor’s job cuts ‘shocked’ workers

After years of major expansion abroad, Norway's state-controlled telecoms firm Telenor is consolidating and cutting back at home. Nearly 200 employees at Telenor offices...

Embracing an uncertain future

The dive in oil prices has pushed thousands of people in Norway out of once-secure jobs in the oil and offshore industry. As job losses...

Hotel and restaurant workers exploited as job discrimination complaints rise

State labour officials have concluded that eight out of 10 companies in the restaurant and hotel industry violate Norwegian labour laws. Young employees and asylum...

Unemployment rate rises again

Norway's unemployment rate had stopped rising earlier this year and seemed to have stabilized, but new figures from state statistics bureau SSB show that...

Pending FMC layoffs lead to calls for an ambulance

Around 500 employees at FMC Kongsberg Subsea are being warned of possible layoffs this month. Some of them reportedly are taking the news so hard that...

Labour pact hailed by everyone involved

NEWS ANALYSIS: Norway's conservative government coalition, with new Labour Minister Anniken Hauglie playing a key role, was getting much of the credit on Monday...

Job applications pour in for new solar venture

Even before its 70 new jobs were advertised, officials at Elkem Solar had received around 250 applications from people wanting to work at the...

Hydro stock flies as pilot rolls out

Norway's large industrial company Hydro, now mostly an aluminum and metals producer, won kudos from both investors and the prime minister on Wednesday when...

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