Government and social partners agree on initiative to facilitate labour market entry

An agreement has been reached between the Swedish government and social partners concerning the introduction of  ’entry agreements’. This is an initiative aimed at facilitating for newly arrived immigrants and the long-term unemployed to get established in the labour market.

LO's expectations on the Swedish foreign policy - a fairer globalisation and decent work for all

The Swedish Minister for Foreign Affairs has presented the government’s 2018 Statement of Foreign Policy - the last one by this government during its term of office. The government’s course of action has shown that the fact who is in charge of foreign policy is of utmost significance; a fact that the coming general elections in the autumn will clearly demonstrate as well.

LO starts negotiations with the government on new initiative to facilitate entry into the labour market

Based on a previously launched proposal, LO started in September negotiations with the employers regarding a new model for how to facilitate the entry into labour market of the newly arrived and the long-term unemployed.

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