On 1 January 2019, new rules on permanent employment and hiring from temporary work agencies came into force. The new rules on permanent employment introduces a prohibition on so-called “Zero-hour”-contracts
The Supreme Court ruled that a court may not decide that an employee shall receive salary during legal proceedings without having the possibility to work.
The new Personal Data Act came into force on 20 July 2018. With this event, the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is implemented in Norway
Dismissal of a pregnant employee ruled void because employer had not made it highly probable that the dismissal was based on other grounds
Traveling allowance constitutes “salary and cost coverage” and is part of the basic working and employment conditions of a temporary agency worker due to the principle of equal treatment
Redundancy of employee ruled void because employer had not offered employee a vacant suitable position in another part of the company.
Employee’s travel time to/from another location as required by the employer to perform work duties constitutes “working time”
The Supreme Court has decided to admit a case regarding employer responsibility for the airline Norwegian.
Proposals on prohibition of so-called “Zero-hour”-contracts and restrictions on hiring of workers in the construction industry.
A government-established committee proposes changes in the whistle-blowing legislation.