Ministry of Employment

Ylva Johansson and Nicolas Schmit. Ylva Johansson and Nicolas Schmit. Photo: Government Offices of Sweden

Ylva Johansson in meeting with Luxembourg's Minister for Employment

On Monday 20 April, Ylva Johansson received the Luxembourg Minister of Labour, Employment and the Social and Solidarity Economy, Nicolas Schmit, and his delegation. During the meeting, the ministers discussed both countries' EU labour market priorities in view of Luxembourg taking over the Presidency of the EU on 1 July this year. Among other things, Ms Johansson highlighted fair conditions in the labour market, one of Sweden's priority issues.

Labour market policy initiatives in the spring budget

In the spring amending budget for 2015, the Government proposes initiatives for a modern and sustainable working life, trainee jobs and education contracts for young people, and a historic initiative for unemployment insurance. The Government also proposes initiatives to make it easier for newly arrived immigrants (new arrivals) to establish themselves in the labour market.

Minister for Employment to meet Commissioner Thyssen

Tomorrow, Friday 16 January, Minister for Employment Ylva Johansson will visit commissioners and social partners in Brussels. The visit is part of the Government's efforts to strengthen work on creating an orderly labour market and jobs with decent conditions in the EU.

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