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.
A brief guide for foreign companies and managers in Norway.
For decades, the NHO has been an active player in the field of corporate social responsibility, at home and abroad.
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.
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.
Companies that are members of NHO also become a member of a regional association. This is the company's local office.
NHO Sectoral Federations constitute the company's main link with the NHO. The Sectoral Federation provides advice and assistance to companies in business-related matters. There are 16 Sectoral Federations in the NHO.