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LO's legal department through 100 year

16. May 2018

The project will provide a history of 100 years of LO's legal department, 1922-2022. The book will show the development of the office's work; the lawyer's cooperation with the authorities and participation in international cooperation; work with the working environment legislation; and the development of labour law practice.

Wage formation in Scandinavia

08. May 2018

Wage formation in the Scandinavian countries Denmark, Norway and Sweden has several similarities, but does also in some aspects differ. In this project Fafo will look into the different national models. It will be conducted by Kristin Alsos and Kristine Nergaard on behalf of five national unions in Sweden.

National correspondent to Eurofound

30. April 2018

Fafo is assigned the task by the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, of being the Norwegian national correspondent to Eurofoundation on topics related to industrial relations and restructuring. The task will be conducted in cooporation with STAMI (The National Institute of Occupational Health) who will have the responsibility for reporting on working environment issues.

The Norwegian fur industry

11. April 2018

About the industry and an analysis of its economic importance. Analysis of the fur industry and its importance as a value creator, exporter and employer.

Ny ungdomsinnsats i NAV

10. April 2018

The project will evaluate new and reinforced youth effort, which was introduced in NAV in 2017. The aim is to explore how the NAV offices implement the new effort and to what extent reinforced youth effort results in higher employment and activity rates among persons under 30 of age. Anne Hege Strand (pictured) will do the work together with Roy A. Nilsen, Jon Helgheim Holte and Arne Backer Grønningsæter.

Young Research Talent

22. March 2018

Kaja Reegård has been granted a Young Research Talent project from the Research Council of Norway. The project, The comeback kids addresses young people who return to upper secondary education after temporary withdrawal. Lars Kirkebøen and Marte Rønning at Statistics Norway will conduct analysis of administrative registry data, while Kaja, Jon Rogstad and Marianne Takvam Kindt will interview dropouts who have returned.

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