Hotels, restaurants and bars were hit hard by the corona pandemic. In this project, we will study the "rebuilding" of this industry, and its possible effects on working conditions. The results may also have more general relevance for the service industries in the private sector.
This projcet will, firstly, focus on the role of and activities in the national Labour Inspectorate, secondly, we address the activities of internal and external preventive services that support compliance and promote OSH, and finally we describe the interaction between these two
The Government has proposed new regulations for hiring of temporary agency workers. The aim of this project is to map the effects of the new provisions and assess the consequences of the changes for employees, businesses, the labour market and society at large. The project is carried out in collaboration between Fafo and Samfunnsøkonomisk analyse.
The main research question of the project is to investigate the extent of work outside regular daytime hours, specifically work in the evening, night, and weekends. The need for knowledge is described as twofold, partly an investigation within the retail sector, and partly a comprehensive mapping.
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The main purpose of the pilot project is to map existing research and to identify knowledge gaps when it comes to drug and alcohol abuse among CEE labour migrants in Norway, and possible consequenses for health and safety in their work places. The project is financed through the Norwegian Directorate of Health's fund for drug and alcohol abuse prevention in the working life.
The aim of the project is to investigate how the municipalities work to combat labour market crime, and how their efforts can be strengthened. The core research questions will be what efforts the municipalities put in place, how they do it and which factors can explain variations in strategies, practices, experiences and results?
This project aims to identify and analyze players in sharing economy in Norway, and will focus particularly on the services which involves provision of labour.
We will conduct a nationwide survey among migrant workers from Poland and Lithuania, living in Norway.
In 2015, the conservative government under Erna Solberg introduced automatic cuts of productivity dividends (ACPD) as a "debureaucratisation and effectivity reform" (the ABE-reform). The reform entails an annual cut in the state operating budgets of 0.5 percent per year. Does this reform impact the government’s work against work-related crime in Norway?
The Norwegian Directorate for Immigration (UDI) wants an analysis of how arrangements can be made for Norway to attract qualified labor from third countries (countries outside EU/EEA).
Through this assignment, the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs wishes to investigate how well secured employees' holiday pay is if the companies the individual is employed in are in an uncertain financial situation.
The project will evaluate the regulation three-shift rotas as regulated in the Working Environment Act § 10-4 (6).
In this project we will map employers' attitudes towards ethnic diversity in the workforce. The basis for the call is the premise that employers' attitudes and ability to deal with diversity among their employees is a key condition for an inclusive working life.