Ministry of Employment

The Ministry of Employment is responsible for issues and matters concerning the labour market, labour law and the work environment. The Ministry is also responsible for the work of advancing gender equality and human rights at national level. Moreover, the Ministry is responsible for efforts to combat racism and discrimination, and strengthen the rights of LGBTI people.

Responsible ministers

Eva Nordmark, Minister for Employment
Eva Nordmark Minister for Employment and Gender Equality
Johan Danielsson Minister for Housing and Deputy Minister for Employment

News from Ministry of Employment

  • Eva Nordmark discussed transition package with OECD

    Director for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs at the OECD Stefano Scarpetta and Minister for Employment and Gender Equality Eva Nordmark.
    Director for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs at the OECD Stefano Scarpetta and Minister for Employment and Gender Equality Eva Nordmark. Photo: Viktor Pettersson/Goverment Offices

    Director for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs at the OECD Stefano Scarpetta visited Sweden on Friday to discuss the Government’s reform for improved adaptability in the labour market. During his visit, Mr Scarpetta met with Minister for Employment and Gender Equality Eva Nordmark and representatives of the social partners.

  • Ukraine and the Swedish labour market

    Since Russia invaded Ukraine on 24 February, the number of people leaving Ukraine has increased rapidly. At a press briefing on 21 March, Minister for Employment Eva Nordmark and Minister for Integration and Migration Anders Ygeman reported on what applies on the Swedish labour market for people covered by the Temporary Protection Directive.

Content from the Ministry of Employment

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