Heidi Nicolaisen

Heidi Nicolaisen
Fafo · institute of labour and social research

PhD

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Introduction
Heidi Nicolaisen currently works at the institute of labour and social research, Fafo and at the Research unit at the Norwegian Labour and Welfare Administration. Heidi does research in Social Policy, employment relations and Qualitative Social Research. Their current project is 'Part-time careers - women and the labour market', 'youth on disability benefits - integrations in education and work'.
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In the concluding chapter, we summarise the volume's main findings and discuss some of the possible, future prospects of part-time work. We return to the question of dualisation of part-time work and discuss the capability of policy and regulations to influence the divide between good and bad part-time jobs and labour market insiders and outsiders....
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The growth in marginalized part-time work is a phenomenon often seen as part of an ongoing dualisation process in the labour market. Involuntary part-time is closely associated with marginalization. In Norway, the policy makers have tried to combat involuntary part-time work by introducing changes in the Working Environment Act (WEA). The intention...
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Det er godt dokumentert at innvandrede kvinner har lavere sysselsetting enn norske kvinner uten innvandringsbakgrunn. Men hva preger deltakelsen i arbeidslivet blant de som har fått en fot innenfor? I denne artikkelen studeres mobilitet i arbeidstid og arbeidstilknytning gjennom å ta i bruk registerdata der kvinner som var sysselsatt i 2009 følges...
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Since 1980 debates about the regulation of working time have been characterized by demands for flexibility and deregulation. This article looks at how the regulation of the normal working day has changed during the last 30 years and examines how these regulative changes interplay with new work practices. Based on theories on institutional change th...
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Since 1980, ideas about flexibility and deregulation have characterized debates about working-time regulations. In this paper, we ask how the regulations that constitute the normal working day have fared during the past thirty years. Based on theoretical insights into how institutions change, we compare the development in working-time regulations i...
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This article examines overtime regulations in the banking sector in Ireland, Norway and Sweden since 1980, to assess whether different modes of decentralized bargaining produce different outcomes. Ireland can be considered a case of unorganized decentralization, while Norway and Sweden represent slightly different modes of organized decentralizatio...
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AbstrAct Recent debates on equalization of part-time work alongside full-time work stress the impor-tance of high quality part-time jobs. This paper compares equalization in banking in three countries: two 'old' part-time work regimes, Norway and Sweden, and Ireland, where part-time work started to increase more recently. Banking is particularly in...

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