Labour law and work environment

Labour law and work environment concern the conditions and circumstances in working life. The area also includes issues concerning wage formation and mediation in labour disputes.

Responsible for labour law and work environment

Responsible minister

Minister for Employment Ylva Johansson.
Ylva Johansson Minister for Employment

Responsible ministry

News about labour law and work environment

  • Informal European ministerial meeting in Stockholm on fair conditions in the labour market

    Family photo during the informal ministerial meeting in Stockholm.
    Participants at the informal ministerial meeting in Stockholm. Elena Basile, Italy, Marina Kasunic Peris, Croatia, Rudolf Hundstorfer, Austria, Annika Strandhäll, Sweden, Lodewijk Asscher, Netherlands, Ylva Johansson, Sweden, Ivailo Kalfin, Bulgaria, Nicolas Schmit, Luxembourg, Nathalie Nikitenko, France och Francine Chainaye, Belgium. Photo: Mikael Sjöberg/Government Offices

    The issue of decent conditions in the labour market is one of the Government’s overall EU priorities for 2015. It is a question of fair working conditions in the EU internal market. Minister for Employment Ylva Johansson has invited a number of EU colleagues to an informal meeting in Stockholm on 10–11 September 2015 to discuss the issue.

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