Working time regulations according to the Norwegian Labour Act

Working time regulations according to the Norwegian Labour Act

The rules in the Act, regarding working time. What is a normal working day: The normal working time hours according to the Act section 10-4 should not exceed 9 hours per day (as per 24 hours) or 40 hours per week (as per seven days).

Basic Guide to Working Hours — Department of Labour

Based on Legislation in Section 17, of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act. Related Links. Basic Guide to Collective Agreements The Labour Relations Act provides for agreements that alter conditions of employment; Basic Guide to Overtime The Basic Conditions of Employment regulates overtime working hours and pay for such hours.

Basics of Norwegian Labour Law –

Working hours . According to the Working Environment Act, the norm for working hours is 40 hours per week. However, the standard laid down in all collective agreements is 37.5 hours per week. For shift work, the normal working time is shorter. Employees may have the right to reduced working hours due to health, social or welfare reasons.



Norway is part of the so-called EEA-Agreement with the EU, and thus implements most EU regulations and directives into Norwegian law, including regulations and directives regarding Labour Law. Another part of the basis of the Norwegian Labour Law is the legal dispute resolution mechanisms implemented through legislation.


Labour Act,2048 (1992) – Department of Labour

An Act to provide for Labour Preamble: Whereas it is expedient to make timely provisions relating to labour by making provisions for the rights, interests, facilities and safety of workers and employees working


Norwegian employment law – Working in Norway

WORKING TIME •WEA – normal working hours are 40 hours a week ‒Norway has implemented EC working time directive ‒Labour market practice of 37.5 hours per week •Detailed regulation of working time, overtime pay, week-end work, night work, shift work, stand-by work •Working time regulations apply for all employees with a few exemptions:

Labour law – Wikipedia

Labour law mediates the relationship between workers, employing entities, trade unions and the government. Collective labour law relates to the tripartite relationship between employee, employer and union. Individual labour law concerns employees’ rights at work and through the contract for work. Employment standards are social norms for the minimum socially acceptable conditions under which …

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Working time in the European Union: Norway | Eurofound

Data from the latest survey of living conditions show that Standard full time working day still prevail as the norm, in all 71.1% of Norwegian employees report their working time to be between 0600 and 1800 in 2006 (Survey of living conditions, Statistics Norway 2006).


Act of 21 June 2013 No. 102 relating to employment

provided in this Act or in regulations issued pursuant to this Act. (2) For employees working on board ships registered in the Norwegian International Ship Register (NIS), section 8 first paragraph of the NIS Act lays down whether and to which extent this Act may be departed from.

The working week – Citizens Information

The working hours of young people under the age of 18 are regulated by the Protection of Young Persons (Employment) Act 1996. There are separate regulations governing the working time of trainee doctors (SI 494/2004), employees working in mobile road transport activities and employees working at …

What are the basic labour laws in India? | Maier+Vidorno

Weekly working time according to the Act is 48 hours – with no more than 9 hours per day allowed in overtime. In a week the Standard working hours plus overtime may be maximum 60 hours; with a maximum of 50 overtime hours per month.