Tag: Norway

Il Fatto Quotidiano (Italy) | Norway: a manual on how to fight against precarious jobs

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Grain silo with mural in Rogaland. Astrid Westvang / Flickr. Artist: Pøbel

They come with their minds full of questions, Stavanger’s unemployed, today to the «Terminal», a glass palace in the city harbour. Passengers used to leave with ferries for Denmark and England from this dock. Today, some of the 822 that were invited here by the Employment Office may decide to leave, but to other regions of Norway. Regions that are fishing for workers.

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Aftenbladet & Fædrelandsvennen (Norway) | Stay in or out of the European Economic Area? This is the question at work

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Boye Ullmann & Jonas Bals at an Oslo building site. Credit: Gorm K. Gaare, EUP-Berlin

Norway has been a quasi-member of the EU since entering the EEA agreement in 1994. Very few discuss the contract in the general public sphere. But the issue has grown to enormous proportions in the labour movement. Can Norway retain safe and decent labour conditions without exiting the EEA? Published in NORWEGIAN by Aftenbladet.

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