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Read guides and articles about subjects that employers in Norway should have knowledge about.

  1. Downsizing – selection among employees

    When an enterprise has made a decision to reduce the staff, the question of which employees are to be considered for dismissal arises. A selection based on more specific criteria must be made.

  2. Basis for temporary employment

    The Working Environment Act specifies six different grounds for temporary employment. In this article they are reviewed chronologically, from A to F

  3. Dismissal during the trial period

    The trial period allows the employer to assess how well the employee is suited for his/her work, as well as the employee’s professional skill and reliability.

Documents - HSE content (Health, safety and environment)

  • Preparedness poster
  • Poster - Personal injury
  • Poster - Bomb threat
  • Poster - Burglary
  • Poster - Fire
  • Poster - Threats/Violence
  • Poster - Break-in
  • Follow-up of sick leave (Poster)
  • Employee survey
  • Form for use in appraisal interview example one

    Simple template/form for appraisal interviews, including guide on how to execute such discussions. The template covers responsibility fields, competence, collaboration, well-being.

  • Checklist for appraisal interview example two

    A simple check list with examples of discussion points, including responsibilities, competence, well-being, collaboration and development. The list can be used as inspiration or as a guide.

  • Alternative form for use in appraisal interview example three

    One alternative to a comprehensive form with many topics is to use a few key words as the starting point for preparing and executing an appraisal interview. In this approach, the main priority become the areas where the employee is feeling the most dissatisfied, compared to their own wishes and expectations (alternative 1), or the areas with the biggest discrepancies between the manager’s and the employee’s assessment (alternative 2). The topics included on the form must be adapted to fit the company’s priorities.

  • Whistleblowing Procedure

Documents in english

  • Employment Contract - permanent

    This contract template has been drawn up to meet the Norwegian Working Environment Act’s minimum requirements for an employment contract. To complete the template, you must read the associated guide to the agreement. If you wish to adapt it to your particular company, contact your national association for legal assistance. Standard employment contract/agreement.

  • Employment contract – temporary

    This contract template has been drawn up to meet the Norwegian Working Environment Act’s minimum requirements for an employment contract. To complete the template, you must read the associated guide to the agreement. If you wish to adapt it to your particular company, contact your national association for legal assistance. Standard temporary employment contract/agreement.

  • Employment contract – managing director/CEO

    This contract template has been drawn up to meet the Norwegian Working Environment Act’s minimum requirements for an employment contract. To complete the template, you must read the associated guide to the agreement. If you wish to adapt it to your particular company, contact your national association for legal assistance. Standard employment contract for managers/managing directors.

  • Employment contract for supervisory/particularly independent positions

    This contract template has been drawn up to meet the Norwegian Working Environment Act’s minimum requirements for an employment contract. To complete the template, you must read the associated guide to the agreement. If you wish to adapt it to your particular company, contact your national association for legal assistance. Standard contract/agreement for supervisory/particularly independent positions.

  • Employment in a staffing agency

    Staffing agencies are encouraged to contact NHO Service for contract templates.

  • Notice of dismissal
  • Permitteringsvarsel ved arbeidsmangel (norsk og engelsk)

    Permitteringsbrevet må utformes konkret og ut fra omstendighetene. Varslet gis skriftlig til den enkelte med mindre man lokalt blir enige om annet, jf. Hovedavtalen § 7-4 nr.1.

  • Protokoll fra drøftingsmøte

    Se veilederen i dokumentet for å fylle ut riktig.