Unpaid parental leave
Parents are entitled to unpaid leave of absence for up to 3 years. If this period of leave has been used up, the parents are entitled to up to one year of unpaid leave in connection with a new period of parental leave.
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The time off granted must be used to care for the child.
You are not entitled to take the leave as part-time or for a shorter period than 6 months, unless your work allows it.
Until the child is 12 #
The right to unpaid leave of absence can be taken in connection with parental leave, and applies until the child turns 12.
As an employee, you have a duty to notify (in Norwegian) your employer about the leave of absence.
Unpaid leave is included in your period of service. In addition, it is governed by the agreement on leave of absence.