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CCI Seminar: Employment Protection in Norway – How it Works?

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2016 CCI Seminar 1602

Kjelleren, Litteraturhuset, Oslo

Tuesday, November 15. 2016 17:00-19:30pm

The coming CCI's seminar will address on the following issues: What are the basic rules to protect workers in Norway? How those rules work in working life? And what workers can or should do regarding to the rules.

Mr. Tron Dalheim from the law firm Arntzen de Besche will give an introduction of the Norwegian Working Environment Act (Arbeidsmiljøloven), and will use some law cases to explain how the employment protection rules are applied in practice. Mr. Harald Stavn from NITO (Norges Ingeniør- og Teknologorganisasjon) will present the role of trade union in the working life of Norway. He will highlight on what the trade union can do for employees to protect their rights, and how the negotiation processes are conducted between the trade union and employers.

Both speakers have good knowledge and experiences in the issues described above. Mr. Tron Dalheim is a partner in the employment and pensions practice group in Arntzen de Besche law firm. He has 15 years of experience with employment law and is admitted to the Supreme Court bar. Mr. Harald Stavn worked in the executive board of the trade union NITO. He is the main employee representative in NITO Telenor and as the employee representative in the executive board of Telenor concern.


  • 17:00 – 17:30 Registration and Food Serving
  • 17:30 – 17:35 Introduction to CCI, Dr. Xinli Wang, CPN Vice-President
  • 17:35 – 19:05 Employment Protection in Norway – How it works? Mr. Tron Dalheim, Arntzen de Besche
  • 19:10 – 19:30 Roles of Trade Union, Mr. Harald Stavn, NITO Telenor AS

This seminar is organized by CCI and Chinese Professionals in Norway (CPN), and financed by The Directorate of Integration and Diversity (IMDi). It will be given in English and is free of charge.

All participants are required to register online at , The deadline for the registration is 13. November 2016.

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