Wages and Working Conditions in Norway - agri-migration

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Wages and Working Conditions in Norway - agri-migration

Rights and regulations which apply only if you areemployed in a Norwegian enterpriseEmployees from the Czech Republic, Estonia, Latvia,Lithuania, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia and Hungary, whoon their own initiative wish to take up employment inNorway, must have a specific offer of full-timeemployment before applying for a resident's permit inNorway. Details of the information that must be given inthe application and the documentation required can beobtained from the employer or the websitehttp://www.udi.no.Remember, an employee may not start work before aresident's permit has been granted.WagesOne of the conditions for obtaining a resident's permit isthat you must receive a tariff wage or a wage level that isnormal in the industry concerned.The table below shows the minimum wage levels and theaverage wage levels (as at 1 sept. June 2005) 2004) for skilledworkers in two different industries.Minimum wage Average wageNOK € NOK €Engineering industry 111.59 110.59 14 13.28 148.28 143.65 17.24 18Building industry 126.00 125.00 16 15.00 166.80 153.70 18.45 21If you work in agriculture, it is a condition for obtaininga resident's permit that your receive a wage level of atwww.fellesforbundet.no4

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