Norway - How to guarantee decent working conditions - September 30, 2018

The construction of the Munch museum in Oslo has been put forward as a showcase for the so-called ‘Oslo model’. The model, implemented early 2017, is a set of rules and contracts aiming to prevent tax evasion and the exploitation of workers. The construction of certain projects like the new Munch Museum already started before the Oslo model was implemented but they have been asked to follow the regulations as far as possible. Changes so far include that more workers on building sites are officially registered and due to the ‘two-layer rule’ the chaotic subcontractor layer system which existed before belongs to the past.

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For more information, please contact the editor Jan Cremers or Sanne van der Gaag, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) or the Head of communications at the ETUI, Willy De Backer © ETUI


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