Labourmarkets – rights and obligations

A summary of basic rights and obligations on the private labour market

Agreement on Foreigners in the Icelandic Labour Market

Temporary work agencies – legal framework in Iceland

Act on Foreigners

Contract of employment(.pdf)

Act on the Legal Status of Employees Posted Temporarily in Iceland in the Service of Foreign Undertakings

Information for foreigners from the Ministry of Social Affairs
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