Sweden -Working in Norway not always a success -November 08, 2014

Being a guest worker in Norway may not be as idealistic as it seems because many companies are breaking employment rules to save money. The western neighbour has developed into an extremely popular option for jobless Swedes.

Research from the Oslo University reveals that being a guest worker in Norway may not be as idealistic as it seems because many companies are breaking employment rules to save money. The western neighbour has developed into an extremely popular option for jobless Swedes because of its booming economy. It is pointed out that among the ways Swedes were being mistreated included jobs without written contracts, unpaid trial shifts, and different working conditions and lower salaries than their Norwegian counterparts.

English: http://www.icenews.is/2014/11/08/swedes-told-of-risks-of-working-in-norway/

 

 

For more information, please contact the editor Jan Cremers, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) cbn-aias@uva.nl or the communications officer at the ETUI, Mariya Nikolova mnikolova@etui.org. For previous issues of the Collective bargaining newsletter please visit http://www.etui.org/E-Newsletters/Collective-bargaining-newsletter. You may find further information on the ETUI at www.etui.org, and on the AIAS at www.uva-aias.net.


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