Earlier this year, draft regulations on own pension account were sent out for consultation. The consultation deadline was 3 August 2020, and the new rules will probably enter into force at the beginning of 2021. The purpose of the amendment of rules is to make it easier for employees to receive the best possible pension. Employees must be able to choose who will manage the pension capital, which will lead to greater competition in the market.
The High Court Civil Division recently ruled on whether the termination of two graphic designers in Dagbladet was invalid. It was particularly problematised whether the processing of the case had been insufficient. Despite this, the terminations were not considered invalid.
For the first time in history, The Norwegian Anti-Discrimination Tribunal has awarded remedy for non-economic loss and compensation for gender discrimination in the workplace.