Borgarting Court of Appeal recently found grounds for personal liability for damages as a result of unlawful termination of an employee in a company which later became banktrupt. The judgment is a reminder that board members, shareholders and others who participates in the operation of the company may be held liable for damages in the event of negligent acts or omissions.
The Norwegian Anti-Discrimination Tribunal has decided that the discrimination of a substitute teacher who did not get his employment extended as he refused to greet both genders with a handshake was lawful.
In order to handle increased and more varied assignments, we wish to hire 1-2 lawyers/ associates. We are primarily looking for people with 2-5 years of experience as a lawyer/ legal practitioner, but we also accept applications from more experienced lawyers/legal practitioners, or graduates.
The Supreme Court recently ruled that employees who are subject to a transfer of undertakings can choose to stay with their former employer if it is likely that they will lose their early retirement pension under the new employer.
The dispute between The Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise (NHO) and the Norwegian Confederation of Trade Unions (LO) before the Labour Court of Norway (Arbeidsretten) has recently been settled. The dispute arose in connection with the so-called Skanska case, which shall now be tried before the Supreme Court in Norway. The Supreme Court must determine whether this settlement may lead to an overruling of the Court of Appeal’s judgment in the case.
Homble Olsby in cooperation with IUNO, Setterwalls and Krogerus invites companies to a series of seminars focusing on employee influence in the Nordic Region. The seminars will be held in Copenhagen, Helsinki, Oslo and Stockholm during November 2018. The seminars are aimed at Human Resource Professionals and people with HR responsibility in the Nordic Region.