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. Fair conditions and a good working environment are prerequisites for high productivity in the Swedish economy, which is distinguished by high labour force participation and a high level of employment. Conditions in the Swedish labour market must be fair and decent.

Responsible for labour law and work environment

Responsible minister

Ylva Johansson
Ylva Johansson Minister for Employment

Responsible ministry

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