Norway - Bill should improve jobs - June 30, 2018

On the 4 June, the parliament passed a Working Environment Act for better job security. The bill provides a clear definition of permanent employment, ensures the predictability of work and income by avoiding on-call contracts and limits the use of staffing agencies by restricting the use to companies bound by a nationwide collective agreement with a union. The Labour Inspection gets the legal authority to inspect companies and impose sanctions in the event of illegal staffing agency use.

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