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Complaint cases on posted workers in Norway closed

19.12.2018

PR(18)33

EN | NO

ESA: New Norwegian rules concerning compensation for travel, board and lodging for posted workers align with EEA law.

The EFTA Surveillance Authority, ESA, has today closed two complaint cases on rules related to workers posted by their employers from other EEA States to work in Norway for a temporary period.

The Tariff Board in Norway decided on 11 October to change the rules in several collective agreements on compensation for travel, board and lodging so that they will conform with forthcoming EU/EEA rules in the area.

“This decision ensures that when workers posted from another EEA State are required to travel within Norway, they have the same rights as Norwegian workers”, says ESA-president Bente Angell-Hansen.

ESA looked into the matter after receiving two complaints concerning Norwegian rules on compensation for travel, board and lodging of posted workers in the maritime construction industry, for construction sites and for cleaning enterprises.

Find the closure decisions here and here.   

For further information, please contact:

Øystein Solvang
Head of Communications
mob. +32 490 57 63 53
email: oso@eftasurv.int





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