A few days back I received a letter from NAV, the Norwegian Labour and Welfare Administration, informing me that my application for parental leave in the period January 1st to June 24th 2013 has been accepted. As noted earlier in this blog, I am on 80 % leave combined with 20 % workload. The answer from NAV came almost 3 months into my parental leave, and they had not paid me a penny until now - meaning they had in effect been owing me money for some 3 months. This whole story has been outrageous, and caused me a lot of concern and worries.
As if this wasn't enough, NAV has now sent my wife a letter where they seem to have misunderstood their own rules ... but enough about that.