Employee Benefits in Norway 2018
The Norwegian employee benefits market is predominantly controlled by the public social security system; however, the growth of labor-intensive industries has fueled the growth of the country’s private benefits market over the last decade. The public social security system, which is supervised by The Norwegian Labor and Welfare Administration (folketrygden, NAV), plays a significant role in the country’s welfare system and is responsible for providing general social insurance schemes to the citizens of Norway. Other schemes such as the Family Allowance Scheme and the Scheme for Cash Benefit for Families with Small Children are also contributing to the overall development of the country’s social welfare system.
The report provides in-depth industry analysis, information and insights of the employee benefits in Norway, including: overview of the state and compulsory benefits in Norway, detailed information about the private benefits in Norway, insights on various central institutions responsible for the administration of the different branches of social security and the regulatory framework of the employee benefits in Norway.
- A number of state and compulsory benefits schemes such as old-age pensions, disability benefits, survivor's benefits, short-term sickness benefits, and occupational injury benefits, cash benefits for sickness, medical benefits, and funeral grants are provided to citizens.
- The Norwegian employee benefits market is predominantly controlled by the public social security system; however, the growth of labor-intensive industries has fueled the growth of the country’s private benefits market over the last decade.
- All the citizens who are permanent residents of Norway and employed in the country are insured under the NAV.
- Several employee benefits provided by the NAV are determined based on the basic amount adjusted annually by a royal decree in order to take account of the changes in employee’s general income levels.
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