Oil companies’ property help revealed
Employees get help from their employer to buy a property.
In Aftenbladet’s continuing focus on employee benefits, another article shows Eni Norge is no exception.
Below are answers from some companies.
BP: “That’s correct. Employees have the option of subsidised bank mortgages.”
ConocoPhillips: “Newly employed people who have moved here get a lump sum plus 30 percent addition to their base salary for 12 months."
ExxonMobil: “We have special arrangements for those who are newly established, and a loan scheme for all our employees, otherwise.”
GDF Suez: “We have subsidised loan schemes for all employees buying a house, and transitional arrangements for those who move here.”
Marathon: “Marathon Oil offers employees subsidised mortgages and a moving remuneration for new out-of-town employees.”
Talisman: “We subsidise part of the mortgage interest rate as part of our compensation package for employees.”
Total: “That’s correct. New employees are offered the opportunity of a mortgage.”
Officials take action against undeclared work in the service industry. They require time-sheets and threaten fines.
The pioneer divers now start their struggle to increase the 67,000 kroner amount the state has guaranteed. Labour Minister Robert Eriksson cannot promise the amount will be raised.