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.
New pension scheme in the public sector may make it easier for employees to switch to the private sector and motivate to work for more years.
Redundancies ruled void by the High Court- The employer’s procedure prior to giving redundancies was found erroneous.
The Norwegian Directorate of Health has launched a campaign regarding the consequences of a liberal alcohol culture in the working life, and has prepared guidelines to help employers prepare and follow up on a drug policy.
While the District Court found that the corporate group as a whole could be considered as the employer for a group of employees, the Court of Appeal found that there was no legal basis for an such an extended employer concept in the corporation group Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA. The Court found that an extended employer concept in corporation groups required that particular conditions were met, and gave an account of those conditions.
From January 1st 2018 a new Regulation becomes operative, concerning accommodation and catering businesses. The Regulation sets minimum wages, as well as standard deductions for accommodation in the company.