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Labour Law in Norway 4th ed isbn 9789041187529

Labour Law in Norway 3rd ed

ISBN13: 9789041166821
New Edition ISBN: 9789041187529
Previous Edition ISBN: 9789041156723
Published: February 2016
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
Country of Publication: The Netherlands
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

Derived from the renowned multi-volume International Encyclopaedia of Laws, this monograph on labour law in Norway not only describes and analyses the legal aspects of labour relations, but also examines labour relations practices and developing trends. It provides a survey of the subject that is both usefully brief and sufficiently detailed to answer most questions likely to arise in any pertinent legal setting.

Both individual and collective labour relations are covered in ample detail, with attention to such underlying and pervasive factors employment contracts, suspension of the contracts, dismissal laws and covenant of non-competition, as well as international private law. The author describes all important details of the law governing hours and wages, benefits, intellectual property implications, trade union activity, employers’ associations, workers’ participation, collective bargaining, industrial disputes, and much more.

Building on a clear overview of labour law and labour relations, the book offers practical guidance on which sound preliminary decisions may be based. It will find a ready readership among lawyers representing parties with interests in Norway, and academics and researchers will appreciate its value in the study of comparative trends in laws affecting labour and labour relations.

European Jurisdictions, Norway
The Author.
List of Abbreviations.
Register of Acts, Regulations, International Conventions and Bilateral Agreements, EU Directives and Regulations.
General Introduction.
Chapter 1. General Background.
Chapter 2. Definitions and Notions.
Chapter 3. Labour Law – Special Characteristics, Challenges and Perspectives.
Chapter 4. Historical Background.
Chapter 5. Role of Government Institutions in the Shaping and Administration of Labour and Industrial Relations Policy.
Chapter 6. Sources of Labour Law.
Chapter 7. International Private Labour Law, Conflicts of Law, Choice of Law.
Part I. The Individual Employment Relation.
Chapter 1. Definitions and Notions.
Chapter 2. Rights and Duties of the Parties During the Employment Period.
Chapter 3. Working Time, Annual Vacations, Holidays.
Chapter 4. Remuneration and Benefits.
Chapter 5. Incapacity to Work 258
Chapter 6. Job Security.
Chapter 7. Transfer of Enterprises.
Chapter 8. Pensions.
Chapter 9. Discrimination.
Chapter 10. Working Environment, Internal Control and Work Inspection.
Chapter 11. Covenants of Non-competition.
Chapter 12. Inventions by Employees – Entitlements to the Result of the Work.
Chapter 13. Employee Co-determination.
Part II. Collective Labour Relations.
Chapter 1. General Principles.
Chapter 2. Trade Union Freedom.
Chapter 3. Trade Unions and Employers’ Associations.
Chapter 4. Institutionalized Relations between Employers and Employees.
Chapter 5. Collective Agreements.
Chapter 6. Collective Bargaining, Strikes, Lock-out and Other Legal Forms of Industrial Action.
Chapter 7. Settlement of Industrial Disputes and Protection of Vital Needs.
Chapter 8. Addendum on the Right of Employees to Choose a Trade Union.
Selected Bibliography.
List of Useful Web Pages.
Table of Cases.