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 increase integration, combat segregation, racism and discrimination, and strengthen the rights of children and LGBTI people.

Responsible ministers

Eva Nordmark, Minister for Employment
Eva Nordmark Minister for Employment
Åsa Lindhagen, Minister for Gender Equality, with responsibility for anti-discrimination and anti-segregation
Åsa Lindhagen Minister for Gender Equality, with responsibility for anti-discrimination and anti-segregation

News from Ministry of Employment

  • Eva Nordmark comments on the situation concerning union rights in Belarus

    Minister for Employment Eva Nordmark has urged the Belarusian Government to fully respect workers’ rights and freedoms and to release the detained trade unionists.

  • Government bill proposes more equal treatment of posted workers

    The Government has adopted a bill to enable Sweden to implement the EU’s revised Posting of Workers Directive. The Government proposes a range of legislative amendments that will create more equal conditions for posted workers and domestic workers.

  • News feeds and publications

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Content from the Ministry of Employment

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