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  1. Norway - Conditions of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance (No. 354 of 2014) amending the Ordinance (No. 999 of 1998) to provide for a State guarantee for wage claims in the event of bankruptcy, etc. (Forskrift (Nr 354 av 2014) om endring i forskrift om statsgaranti for lønnskrav ved konkurs m.v.) - Ordinance online in Norwegian

    Adoption: 2014-03-28 | Date of entry into force: 2014-03-28 | NOR-2014-R-98972

    Repeals article 3-3.

  2. Norway - Conditions of employment - Law, Act

    Act (No. 105 of 2013) amending the Act (No. 61 of 1973) to provide for a State guarantee for wage claims in the event of bankruptcy, etc., the Act (No. 22 of 1988) respecting the obligation to pay wages during layoffs, the Act (No 2 of 1989) on advance maintenance and the National Insurance Act (No. 19 of 1997). (Lov (Nr 105 av 2013) om endringer i lønnsgarantiloven, permitteringslønnsloven, forskotteringsloven og folketrygdloven.) - Act online in Norwegian

    Adoption: 2013-12-13 | Date of partial entry into force: 2013-12-13 | Date of partial entry into force: 2014-07-01 | Date of partial entry into force: 2014-01-01 | NOR-2013-L-97475

    Amends various articles and regulations concerning the guarantee of wages in the following acts:

    - Act (No. 61 of 1973) to provide for a State guarantee for wage claims in the event of bankruptcy, etc.
    - Act (No. 22 of 1988) respecting the obligation to pay wages during layoffs.
    - Act (No 2 of 1989) on advance maintenance.
    - National Insurance Act (No. 19 of 1997).

  3. Norway - Conditions of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance (No. 141 of 2013) amending the Ordinance (No. 999 of 1998) to provide for a State guarantee for wage claims in the event of bankruptcy, etc. (Forskrift (Nr 141 av 2013) om endring i forskrift om statsgaranti for lønnskrav ved konkurs m.v.) - Ordinance online in Norwegian

    Adoption: 2013-02-05 | Date of entry into force: 2013-02-05 | NOR-2013-R-97457

    Amends article 1-1 ss.2b concerning employers domiciled in another EEA country and article 1-2 concerning business transfer and undertakings.

  4. Norway - Conditions of employment - Law, Act

    Act (No. 33 of 2012) amending the Civil Service Act (No. 3 of 1983), Working Environment Act (No. 62 of 2005) and Annual Leave Act (No. 21 of 1988). (Lov (Nr 33 av 2012) om endringer i arbeidsmiljøloven og tjenestemannsloven mv.) - Act online in Norwegian

    Adoption: 2012-06-22 | Date of entry into force: 2013-01-01 | Date of partial entry into force: 2013-07-01 | NOR-2012-L-94412

    Amends various regulations concerning equal treatment in hiring out of workers in the following acts:

    - Act (No. 33 of 2012) amending the Civil Service Act (No. 3 of 1983).
    - Working Environment Act (No. 62 of 2005).
    - Annual Leave Act (No. 21 of 1988).

  5. Norway - Conditions of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance (No. 1118 of 2011) amending the Ordinance (No. 112 of 2008) on salary and conditions of work in public works contracts. (Forskrift (Nr 1118 av 2011) om endring i forskrift (Nr 112 av 2008) om lønns- og arbeidsvilkår i offentlige kontrakter.) - Ordinance online in Norwegian

    Adoption: 2011-11-21 | Date of entry into force: 2011-11-21 | NOR-2011-R-89890

    Amends article 1 concerning regulations respecting employees in businesses providing services and construction work to public employers.

  6. Norway - Conditions of employment - Law, Act

    Act (No. 42 of 2009) to amend Act (No. 58 of 1993) relating to general application of wage agreements and the Annual Leave Act (No. 21 of 1988). (Lov (Nr 42 av 2009) om endringer i allmenngjøringsloven (Nr 58 av 1993) m.m.) - Act online in Norwegian

    Adoption: 2009-06-19 | Date of entry into force: 2009-09-01 | NOR-2009-L-88421

    Amends and introduces the following articles in the act on universal application of wage agreements:

    Article 1: Scope;
    Article 4-8: Universal application of wage tariff agreements, duration, and role of the Norwegian Wage Council (Tariffnemnda);
    Existing article 6 becomes article 9;
    Article 10: Duty to provide information at the request of the Norwegian Wage Council;
    Article 11: Inspection of working conditions and wages, in particular by The Norwegian Labour Inspection Authority;
    Article 12: Duty to inform and supervise;
    Article 13: Duty of companies to share the costs if subcontractors are sentenced to compensate their employees;
    Article 14: Boycott;
    Article 15: Sanctions;
    Existing article 11 becomes article 16.

    Amends the Annual Leave Act article 11 to incorporate the changes made in article 13 of the act relating to general application of wage agreements (as described in the above).

  7. Norway - Conditions of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance (No. 112 of 2008) on salary and conditions of work in public works contracts. (Forskrift (Nr 112 af 2008) om lønns- og arbeidsvilkår i offentlige kontrakter.) - Ordinance online in Norwegian

    Adoption: 2008-02-08 | Date of entry into force: 2008-03-01 | NOR-2008-R-87791

    The ordinance aims to ensure that salary and working conditions for workers in companies that implement public works contracts comply with national standards and tariffs.

    Art. 1-4: Purpose, definitions and scope.
    Art. 5: Requirement for clauses on salary and conditions of work in public works.
    Art. 6: Information requirements.
    Art. 7-8: Control functions and entry into force.

  8. Norway - Conditions of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance (No. 1671 of 2007) amending the Ordinance (No. 999 of 1998) to provide for a State guarantee for wage claims in the event of bankruptcy, etc.

    Adoption: 2007-12-20 | Date of entry into force: 2008-01-01 | NOR-2007-R-80023

    Amends section 7-2, with regard to criteria for obtaining the guarantee and what the guarantee covers.

  9. Norway - Conditions of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance (No. 1673 of 2007) amending Ordinance (No. 715 of 2002) respecting work executed at the worker's home.

    Adoption: 2007-12-20 | Date of entry into force: 2008-01-01 | NOR-2007-R-80028

    Amends sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7 and 8, respecting, inter alia, situations were a written contract is required, a system of internal control and penal provisions in accordance with the Work Environment Act, persons under the age of 18 etc.


  10. Norway - Conditions of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance (No. 1674 of 2007) amending the Ordinance (No. 716 of 2002) respecting domestic work, supervision and nursing in employers' private homes or households.

    Adoption: 2007-12-20 | Date of entry into force: 2008-01-01 | NOR-2007-R-80030

    Amends sections 1 (persons over 15 years of age), 8 (salary and paid leave in accordance with the Work Environment Act), 11 (claims for compensation in case of loss of employment) and 15 (breaches of the Ordinance in question are treated in accordance with the Work Environment Act).


  11. Norway - Conditions of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance (No. 339 of 2006) to amend Ordinance (No. 999 of 1998) to provide for a State guarantee for wage claims in the event of bancruptcy, etc.

    Adoption: 2006-03-15 | NOR-2006-R-73756

    Amends s. 1(1); adds new s. 1(1)(2)b.

  12. Norway - Conditions of employment - Law, Act

    Act (No. 87 of 2004) to amend Act (No. 61 of 1973) to provide for a State guarantee for wage claims in the event of bankruptcy, etc.

    Adoption: 2004-12-17 | Date of entry into force: 2005-01-01 | NOR-2004-L-69903

    Amends s. 1(3)(1).

  13. Norway - Conditions of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance (No. 715 of 2002) respecting work executed at the workers' homeplace.

    Adoption: 2002-07-05 | Date of entry into force: 2002-07-26 | NOR-2002-R-62286

    Contains nine sections covering, inter alia, scope of application, written agreements (such as coverage of work at home, hours of work), work environment, officer in charge to protect workers' interests and work environment at home, hours of work, and guidance.

  14. Norway - Conditions of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance (No. 716 of 2002) respecting domestic work, superintendance and nursing in employers' private home or household.

    Adoption: 2002-07-05 | Date of entry into force: 2002-07-26 | NOR-2002-R-62287

    Contains 16 sections covering, inter alia, scope of application (includes a specification whereby children under 15 years' age or under school obligation are governed by Chap. IX of the Act respecting workers' protection and the working environment, and the Ordinance respecting work of children and of youth), employers' and workers' respective duties, hours of work and of rest, wages, advance notice and dismissal, and guidance services.

  15. Norway - Conditions of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance (No. 774 of 2002) to amend the Ordinance to provide for a State guarantee for wage claims in the event of bankruptcy, etc (No. 999 of 1998).

    Adoption: 2002-06-27 | Date of entry into force: 2002-07-01 | NOR-2002-R-62290

    Amends section 3(3) (deadline for worker to present claims).

  16. Norway - Conditions of employment - Law, Act

    Act (No. 24 of 2002) to amend the Act to provide for a state guarantee for wage claims in the event of bankruptcy, etc. (No. 61 of 1973).

    Adoption: 2002-06-21 | Date of entry into force: 2002-07-01 | NOR-2002-L-61901

    Amends sections 6 (wage guarantee paid by the State) and 7 (worker accepting employment while knowing or having good reasons to know about the financial situation, may be denied wages).

  17. Norway - Conditions of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance (No. 1536 of 1999) to amend the Ordinance to provide for a State guarantee for wage claims in the event of bankruptcy, etc. (No. 999 of 1998).

    Adoption: 1999-12-29 | Date of entry into force: 2000-01-01 | NOR-1999-R-55761

    Amends s. 1 (2) (protection of wages in case of transfer of business) and repeals s. 3 (2).

  18. Norway - Conditions of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance (No. 999 of 1998) to provide for a State guarantee for wage claims in the event of bankruptcy, etc.

    Adoption: 1998-10-28 | Date of entry into force: 1999-01-01 | NOR-1998-R-51702

    Contains eight chapters covering, inter alia, working relations encompassed by the guarantee, special conditions in the fisheries sector, application procedures, competence of the Directorate for Labour Inspection, duties involved in the management of the insolvency estate, competence of court dealing with bankruptcy estates, compensation rules, and entry into force provisions. Repeals Ordinance No. 431 of 1992 on the same subject.

  19. Norway - Conditions of employment - Law, Act

    Act (No. 27 of 1998) to amend the Act (No. 61 of 1973) to provide for a State guarantee for wage claims in the event of bankruptcy etc., and certain other Acts.

    Adoption: 1998-05-15 | Date of entry into force: 1999-01-01 | Date of partial entry into force: 1998-11-06 | NOR-1998-L-50567

    Amends ss. 1 (payment by the State of wages due after bankruptcy) and 7 (refusal to grant wage guarantee to employees who knew or should have known about employer's financial situation).

  20. Norway - Conditions of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance (No. 1173 of 1997) to limit the exemption from employers' contribution pursuant to section 23-2(6) of the National Insurance Act (No. 19 of 1997) for private work at home, etc.

    Adoption: 1997-11-19 | Date of entry into force: 1998-01-01 | NOR-1997-R-49243

    Contains five sections covering, inter alia, scope of application, work covered by the exemption, amount of income exempted from employers' contribution and employers' liability. Repeals Ordinance No. 27 of 1996 on the same subject.

  21. Norway - Conditions of employment - Law, Act

    Act to amend Act (No. 61 of 1973) respecting a state guarantee for wage claims in the event of bankruptcy, Act (No. 59 of 1984) respecting debt proceedings and bankruptcy and Act (No. 59 of 1984) respecting creditors' coverage of debts (No. 42 of 1992)

    Adoption: 1992-10-04 | Date of entry into force: 1992-07-01 | NOR-1992-L-38414

  22. Norway - Conditions of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Provisions respecting subsidies for mobility of labour exchange, No. 950.

    Adoption: 1990-12-05 | NOR-1990-R-22636

    Regulates subsidies that may be granted for moving expenses, etc. for persons who cannot find employment within the area where they live.

  23. Norway - Conditions of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Provisions respecting transitional regulations concerning daily unemployment benefits and lay-off benefits, No. 873.

    Adoption: 1990-10-22 | NOR-1990-R-22637

    Regulates the co-ordination between the two benefits.

  24. Norway - Conditions of employment - Law, Act

    Provisions to amend provisions (of 11 January 1978) respecting voluntary sickness insurance under the National Insurance Act (No. 12 of 17 June 1966) [LS 1970-NOR.1, cons., 1971-NOR.2] for persons having their own business, No. 73.

    Adoption: 1990-01-26 | NOR-1990-L-25816

    Amends 6(3) (calculation of pension).

  25. Norway - Conditions of employment - Law, Act

    An Act to amend the Seafarers Act (No. 18 of 30 May 1975) [LS 1975-Nor.1], No. 1.

    Adoption: 1990-01-19 | NOR-1990-L-26231

    Amends section 32 (foreign seamen).

  26. Norway - Conditions of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance No. 940 of 1988 respecting the control of maritime services.

    Adoption: 1988-11-25 | Date of entry into force: 1989-01-01 | NOR-1988-R-22630

    Regulates seafarers' employment contracts, qualifications, health assessments, etc. Repeals Provisions (No. 576 of 15 June 1987) respecting recruitment of seafarers'.

  27. Norway - Conditions of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Provisions fixing the minimum income level for entitlement to sickness benefits for seafarers on board ships in foreign waters. No. 495.

    Adoption: 1988-06-22 | NOR-1988-R-6988

    Regulates the application of the National Insurance Act (No. 12 of 1966) [LS 1970-Nor. 1 (cons.)].

  28. Norway - Conditions of employment - Law, Act

    Provisional Act respecting Regulations governing income and benefits. No. 16.

    Adoption: 1988-04-22 | NOR-1988-L-6525

    Applies to employed persons (including foreign employers' and employees' when the enterprise has an office in Norway and the work is carried out there). Forbids giving or receiving an increase in remuneration (salary and other benefits) unless permitted by an exception in the Act itself (such as under agreements between employers' and employees' organisations).

  29. Norway - Conditions of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Provisions to amend the Provisions (No. 643 of 1983) respecting exceptions to the prohibition on subcontracting manpower. No. 335.

    Adoption: 1988-04-18 | NOR-1988-R-6523

    Amends s. 1(a) (respecting enterprises performing repairs for ships engaged in shipping abroad).

  30. Norway - Conditions of employment - Law, Act

    Temporary provisions respecting the minimum income required in order to obtain unemployment benefits under ss. 4(3) of the National Insurance Act (No. 12 of 1966) [LS 1970 - Nor. 1 (cons.)]. No. 301.

    Adoption: 1988-04-15 | NOR-1988-L-6524

  31. Norway - Conditions of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Provisions to amend the provisions (No. 2204 of 1986) respecting wages and reimbursement for sheltered employment. No. 10.

    Adoption: 1988-01-12 | NOR-1988-R-6361

    Repeals s. 3 and amends s. 4 (reimbursement of wage costs). As renumbered, s. 4 becomes s. 3, etc. (to s. 9).

  32. Norway - Conditions of employment - Law, Act

    Temporary Provision respecting minimum income needed in order to obtain the daily allowance under the National Insurance Act (No. 12 of 17 June 1966) [LS 1970-Nor. 1 (cons.)].

    Adoption: 1987-06-10 | NOR-1987-L-4174

    Sets the minimum income at 75 % of the basic scale set forth in the National Insurance Act.

  33. Norway - Conditions of employment - Law, Act

    Provisions respecting subsidies under the National Insurance Act (No. 12 of 17 June 1966) [LS 1970-Nor. 1 (cons.)] for reading or secretarial help for a blind or vision-impaired person at work or at school.

    Adoption: 1987-05-21 | NOR-1987-L-4170

    An employer can obtain subsidies covering the salary and the social security costs for the person employed to help.

  34. Norway - Conditions of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Provisions to amend the Provisions (No. 643 of 11 March 1983) respecting exceptions to the ban on the subcontracting of labour.

    Adoption: 1987-03-19 | NOR-1987-R-4167

    Repeals s. 18.

  35. Norway - Conditions of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Provisions to amend the provisions (No. 643 of 11 March 1983) respecting exceptions to the ban on the subcontracting of labour.

    Adoption: 1987-02-06 | NOR-1987-R-4169

    Amends s. 16 (consultations required prior to granting exceptions).

  36. Norway - Conditions of employment - Law, Act

    Provisions (No. 26 of 1986) respecting wages and reimbursement of their payment for protected work carried out under the National Insurance Act (No. 12 of 17 June 1966) [LS 1970 - Nor. 1 (cons.)]. No. 2204.

    Adoption: 1986-12-19 | NOR-1986-L-4288

    Wages shall be fixed according to the general rules of the market. Contribution/subsidies for wages paid can be obtained.

  37. Norway - Conditions of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Provisions to amend the provisions [of 11 Mar. 1983] respecting exceptions to the ban on the subcontracting of labour. No. 996.

    Adoption: 1986-04-24 | NOR-1986-R-2314

    Amend ss. 1 and 8.

  38. Norway - Conditions of employment - Law, Act

    Repeal of Act No. 3 of 19 December 1958 respecting the conditions of employment of agricultural workers. No. 742.

    Adoption: 1986-03-21 | NOR-1986-L-2204

  39. Norway - Conditions of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Provision to repeal the Provisions [of 3 Mar. 1978] respecting the state guarantee for wage claims in the event of bankruptcy, etc., in the case of workers on board Norwegian fishing, sealing and whaling vessels. No. 1712.

    Adoption: 1985-09-20 | NOR-1985-R-1879

  40. Norway - Conditions of employment - Law, Act

    Bankruptcy Act, 1984 (extracts). - Unofficial English translation (extracts)

    Adoption: 1984-06-08 | NOR-1984-L-68578

    Chapter 10 deals with persons representing bankruptcy estate. Regulates establishment of board of trustees, which shall consist of executive trustee and of a creditors' committee of from one to three trustees. Also regulates establishment of representative of employees as member of creditors' committee. Representative of employees shall be appointed by bankruptcy court at demand of majority of employees of debtor's business.

  41. Norway - Conditions of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Provisions to amend the provisions [of 3 Mar. 1978] respecting the state guarantee for wage claims in the event of bankruptcy, etc., in the case of workers employed on board ships. No. 950.

    Adoption: 1982-05-25 | NOR-1982-R-10607

    Amends s.3.

  42. Norway - Conditions of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Provisions respecting the state guarantee for wage claims in the event of bankruptcy, etc. in the case of workers employed on board ship.

    Adoption: 1978-03-03 | NOR-1978-R-12784

  43. Norway - Conditions of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Provisions respecting the state guarantee for wage claims in the event of bankruptcy, etc., in the case of workers employed on board Norwegian fishing sealing and whaling vessels.

    Adoption: 1978-03-03 | NOR-1978-R-12785

  44. Norway - Conditions of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Provisions respecting contracts of engagement, wage slips, wage books and notice of termination.

    Adoption: 1975-10-16 | NOR-1975-R-14346

    For seamen.

  45. Norway - Conditions of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Provisions as to the state guarantee for wage claims in the event of bankruptcy, etc., in the case of persons employed on board ship.

    Adoption: 1975-05-09 | NOR-1975-R-14342

    Repatriation, etc.

  46. Norway - Conditions of employment - Law, Act

    Act (No. 61 of 1973) to provide for a State guarantee for wage claims in the event of bankruptcy, etc. - Unofficial English translation (as amended up to 1984)

    Adoption: 1973-12-14 | NOR-1973-L-15756

  47. Norway - Conditions of employment - Law, Act

    An Act to amend the Act of 7 Dec. 1956 respecting the protection of workers and certain other Acts. No. 2.

    Adoption: 1968-05-10 | NOR-1968-L-18407


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