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Tag: NAV scandal

EFTA court: ‘NAV broke the rules’

Norwegian welfare agency NAV, along with the Norwegian  government, have been utterly blasted by the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) court. In a devastating...

Still no accountability after NAV scandal

A second hearing before the Parliament's disciplinary committee on the NAV welfare scandal ended with no single individuals being held personally responsible for unjust prosecution...

NAV scandal leaves no one accountable

NEWS ANALYSIS: Nine months after Norway was clobbered by its biggest welfare scandal of all time, not a single top bureaucrat or politician is...

Tax boss takes on overwhelmed NAV

Hans Christian Holte has his work cut out for him when he takes over in August as the new head of Norway's social welfare...

Commission: NAV scandal may widen

A government commission publicly confirmed on Wednesday that state welfare agency NAV did indeed wrongly prosecute many Norwegians who received benefits while abroad. Questions...

NAV critics could only criticize the government

The Norwegian Parliament's disciplinary committee, led by the opposition Labour Party, concluded its inquiry into the so-called "scandal" at welfare agency NAV by delivering...

Judge questions severity of NAV scandal

A retired Norwegian Supreme Court justice has taken it upon himself to evaluate the grounds for a series of welfare fraud convictions deemed by...

NAV departures frustrate MPs

News that the two top political and administrative leaders of embattled state welfare agency NAV were stepping down should perhaps have satisfied members of the...

NAV hearing full of apologies, excuses

"I'm sorry ... I apologize ... I accept criticism ... with the benefit of hindsight ... I beg your pardon."  That refrain became all...

New commission for NAV complaints

Prime Minister Erna Solberg vowed at her annual pre-holiday press briefing on Tuesday that her government will "clean up" after what she readily admitted...

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