Foreign companies operating in Norway, may find themselves faced with a system of labour relations, collective bargaining and employee involvement that is unfamiliar to them.
The Norwegian Working Environment Act (Arbeidsmiljøloven) regulates the relationship between employers and employees.
In Norway, wages are negotiated by the parties concerned. They are not determined by law, and no legal minimum wage applies.
For decades, the NHO has been an active player in the field of corporate social responsibility, at home and abroad.
In collaboration with our sister organisations in the Global South, the NHO is actively engaged in promoting the role of the private sector in ensuring sustainable economic growth and a decent living for people in developing countries.
The Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise (NHO) is Norway’s largest organisation for employers and the leading business lobbyist. Here's a brief guide for foreign companies and managers in Norway.