The Employers’ Association SPEKTER (or Arbeidsgiverforeningen SPEKTER) is the Norwegian member of HOSPEEM. SPEKTER was established in 1993 and represents around 200 large companies of public interest, primarily within the health sector, culture and transportation. SPEKTER is one of  Norway’s largest employers’ associations. SPEKTER defends the interests of private and publicly owned companies which employ more than 200 000 employees. SPEKTER participates actively in the development of labour policy and employment legal framework at national level. It is an independent organisation owned and managed by its members with the power to negotiate collective agreements. The specificity of SPEKTER is its dedication to support members with tailor-made solutions of great social significance and adapted to today’s and tomorrow’s challenges.