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Social Democrats vow to overturn unemployment insurance reforms

Sweden's Social Democrats and union confederation LO want to overturn the government's decision to lower unemployment insurance payouts.

Five reasons to protect your income by joining an a-kassa now
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Five reasons to protect your income by joining an a-kassa now

How did a football club become Malmö’s biggest job charity?

How did a football club become Malmö’s biggest job charity?

Unemployment falls among immigrants in Sweden

Unemployment falls among immigrants in Sweden

‘Not utilizing the skills of immigrants is a huge waste of resources’

‘Not utilizing the skills of immigrants is a huge waste of resources’

Sweden reaches lowest unemployment rate in a decade

Sweden reaches lowest unemployment rate in a decade

Seven things to consider before switching jobs in Sweden
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Seven things to consider before switching jobs in Sweden

‘Five things I’ve learned from working in Sweden’
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‘Five things I’ve learned from working in Sweden’

Swedish unemployment drops again, but foreigners still have a tougher time

Swedish unemployment drops again, but foreigners still have a tougher time

Meet the Italian music entrepreneur who went from being hired to hiring in Sweden
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Meet the Italian music entrepreneur who went from being hired to hiring in Sweden

Working internationally? Share your experiences
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Working internationally? Share your experiences

29 terms you need to know if you’re working in Sweden
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29 terms you need to know if you’re working in Sweden

Sweden’s female job hunters more likely to improve salary than men: report

Sweden’s female job hunters more likely to improve salary than men: report

The one reason this Swedish dentist would turn down a job
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The one reason this Swedish dentist would turn down a job

Swedish unemployment drops in 2017

Swedish unemployment drops in 2017

Ikea faces backlash in Italy after laying off single mother

Ikea faces backlash in Italy after laying off single mother

Swedish government predicts unemployment will drop to 5.9 percent in 2018

Swedish government predicts unemployment will drop to 5.9 percent in 2018

Record number of foreigners registered with Sweden’s public employment service

Record number of foreigners registered with Sweden’s public employment service

Sweden’s economic growth predicted to exceed expectations in 2017

Sweden’s economic growth predicted to exceed expectations in 2017

Opinion: Why it’s time for Sweden to fully accept English in the workplace

Opinion: Why it’s time for Sweden to fully accept English in the workplace

Young Swedes becoming more politically engaged, but don’t trust politicians: survey

Young Swedes becoming more politically engaged, but don’t trust politicians: survey

Swedish government announces inquiry to tackle deportations of foreign workers

Swedish government announces inquiry to tackle deportations of foreign workers

Employment increases among Sweden’s foreign-born population

Employment increases among Sweden’s foreign-born population

This map shows where you’re most likely to be unemployed in Sweden

This map shows where you’re most likely to be unemployed in Sweden

Sweden needs immigrants to solve labour shortage: employment agency

Sweden needs immigrants to solve labour shortage: employment agency

‘Swedish employers are hypocrites’

‘Swedish employers are hypocrites’

Sweden has worst skills gap in global survey

Sweden has worst skills gap in global survey

‘Drop the need for perfect Swedish when filling jobs’

‘Drop the need for perfect Swedish when filling jobs’

Want a job? Here’s where Sweden needs people

Want a job? Here’s where Sweden needs people

Boys claim woman threatened them with ‘sex or deportation’

Boys claim woman threatened them with ‘sex or deportation’

Fewer than 500 of 163,000 asylum seekers found jobs

Fewer than 500 of 163,000 asylum seekers found jobs

Unemployment up for foreigners in Sweden

Unemployment up for foreigners in Sweden

Sweden’s bid to speed foreigners into work

Sweden’s bid to speed foreigners into work

Hairdresser boom amid foreign workers jump

Hairdresser boom amid foreign workers jump

A portrait of modern Sweden in ten statistics

A portrait of modern Sweden in ten statistics

One third of new Swedish nurses choose Norway

One third of new Swedish nurses choose Norway

Sweden boasts EU’s top employment rate

Sweden boasts EU’s top employment rate

Swedish unemployment drops in new tally

Swedish unemployment drops in new tally

Jobless Zlatan to quit Sweden for German job

Jobless Zlatan to quit Sweden for German job

Low employment fees ‘no spur’ for young jobs

Low employment fees ‘no spur’ for young jobs

Nine helpful hints to adjust to life in Sweden

Nine helpful hints to adjust to life in Sweden

Subcontractor hot tar deaths infuriate union

Subcontractor hot tar deaths infuriate union

‘Education inflation’ hurts Swedes’ job prospects

‘Education inflation’ hurts Swedes’ job prospects

‘Success is all about having the right spices’

‘Success is all about having the right spices’

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Sleepy staff a threat to Skavsta security

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Skåne employers anticipate greatest growth

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“Extraordinary measures” to get long term sick into work

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“Give people in suburbs job preference”

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Swedish policy ?shuts immigrants out of jobs?

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Swedes bite their tongues at the office

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Swedish workers “lack motivation”

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Immigrant Swedes in ‘brain drain’

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Demand for damages for sacking sick woman

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Builders conned by fake recruitment companies

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Companies fire people to avoid payoffs

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Persistence pays: getting a job in Sweden

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More Swedes in work

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Littorin: EU failure will hit patients

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Stats reflect new employment policies

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Swedish firms discriminate against foreign names

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Salad bar blockade continues to divide

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Indiska slated for poor working conditions

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Swedish job laws to be weakened

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More white-collar jobs in industry

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Switching jobs swells wage packet

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Records smashed as Swedish jobs mushroom

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Unemployment dropping at record pace

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‘Employers do not discriminate against immigrants’

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Online recruitment rises sharply

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Agency criticizes ‘inflationary’ pay deals

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Tougher rules for unemployed

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Ministers announce job policy measures

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Jobs dominate spring budget

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Swedes fake illness to skip work

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Unemployment continues to drop

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Swedes among world’s worst work whingers

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Parkinsons classified as workplace injury

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Unemployment drops to sixteen year low

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Unemployment insurance to become mandatory in 2009

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Office workers keen to change jobs

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‘Workshy’ couple see benefits reduced

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Nurses forced to sign ‘slave contracts’

Office workers refuse to flirt with boss

Office workers refuse to flirt with boss

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Former politicians live off benefits

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Swedish workforce hits record heights

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Damages claim after slave wages allegation

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SAS staff face redundancy

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Jobs of the future: head teacher and IT expert

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Government wants to help criminals get jobs

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Swedes happy to change cities for work

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Jobless Swedes lying to unemployment agency

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Government sacks employment agency head

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‘Youth tax breaks an irresponsible waste of money’

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Swedish multinationals pamper employees to keep them fit

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Scania’s sporting facilities keep workers on their toes

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Poll: training trumps tax cuts for job creation

Study: ‘lying common among job seekers’

Study: ‘lying common among job seekers’

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Wrong to defrock priest for affair with wedded parishioner

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Job ads vanish in shrinking Swedish labour market

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Recruitment agency profits remain sky high

Labour migrants set sights on Sweden

Labour migrants set sights on Sweden

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Job losses continue to mount across Sweden

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Scam artist targets English-speaking jobseekers

Sweden hit by downbeat job statistics

Sweden hit by downbeat job statistics

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Reports of routine Swedish racism ‘grossly exaggerated’

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Sweden’s October layoffs hit historic highs

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Employment figures continue to fall

Witches help lift Sweden’s job loss curse

Witches help lift Sweden’s job loss curse

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Skanska to cut 2,000 jobs in Sweden

Steelmaker SSAB to cut 1,300 jobs

Steelmaker SSAB to cut 1,300 jobs

Unemployment forecast to top 9 percent by 2010

Unemployment forecast to top 9 percent by 2010

Swedes: hard workers or hardly working?

Swedes: hard workers or hardly working?

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Swedish jobs moving abroad

18,000 layoffs in December

18,000 layoffs in December

Are you worried about losing your job in 2009?

Are you worried about losing your job in 2009?

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Dismissal notices reach historic levels

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Sweden’s jobless rate climbs by 14 percent

Sweden to shed 20,000 construction jobs

Sweden to shed 20,000 construction jobs

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Employers shun foreign-born grads

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Birthplace matters in Swedish job market

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Surprise jump in unemployment

Borg forecasts mass unemployment

Borg forecasts mass unemployment

Spring budget warns of tough times ahead

Spring budget warns of tough times ahead

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Swedish unemployment rises to 8.3 percent in March

Job losses lead to spike in forced home sales

Job losses lead to spike in forced home sales

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Swedish companies use crisis as pretext to shed poor performers

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Telenor to cut 400 jobs in Sweden

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Swedish women keep working after 65 despite job cuts: study

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Norwegian employers prefer Swedes: survey

250,000 Swedes out of work: agency

250,000 Swedes out of work: agency

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Councils to cash in on autumn budget

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Sweden pledges billions to tackle sick leave lists

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Thousands lose out on sickness benefits

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Fewer redundancies at Swedish workplaces

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Street grovelling leads to work for jobless Swede

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Husqvarna slashes staff in Sweden as profits fall

Agency pulls job ad seeking Swedes who like to get naked

Agency pulls job ad seeking Swedes who like to get naked

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Sweden’s labour market continues to wobble

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US retailer incurs Swedish union wrath

‘Hire non-Swedes for sensitive posts’: Säpo

‘Hire non-Swedes for sensitive posts’: Säpo

Foreign grads run threefold jobless risk

Foreign grads run threefold jobless risk

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Labour market storm subsiding: job agency

Swedish employers shun foreign grads: study

Swedish employers shun foreign grads: study

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Many foreign-born in Sweden lack work: study

Immigrants cleaning Swedish cities: report

Immigrants cleaning Swedish cities: report

Ikea and Google top student career wish list

Ikea and Google top student career wish list

Sweden proposes immigrant orientation

Sweden proposes immigrant orientation

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Swedes more positive to immigrants: report

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‘Birthplace Sweden but differences remain’

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Immigrant employment rates vary by region

Waitress demands sick pay for boob op

Waitress demands sick pay for boob op

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Study: Challenge beats pay in new job search

Parties struggle to entice first time voters

Parties struggle to entice first time voters

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More bright signs for Sweden’s labour market

The key to hiring and firing in Sweden
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The key to hiring and firing in Sweden

Swedish woman denied job after miscarriage

Swedish woman denied job after miscarriage

Sweden’s job coach system a ‘fiasco’: report

Sweden’s job coach system a ‘fiasco’: report

Swedish man paid salary of two kronor

Swedish man paid salary of two kronor

My Oddest Swedish Job: Rooftop Frozen Water Technician

My Oddest Swedish Job: Rooftop Frozen Water Technician

Swedes working overtime at record levels

Swedes working overtime at record levels

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Young Swedes choose summer school

Information overload drains Swedish work hours: study

Information overload drains Swedish work hours: study

‘Sweden must do more to utilise foreign grads’

‘Sweden must do more to utilise foreign grads’

Sweden’s jobless face prospect of bright future

Sweden’s jobless face prospect of bright future

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Immigrants often stuck in the ‘wrong’ job: study

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More employers seek access to crime register

Think tank: cut wages to boost immigrant jobs

Think tank: cut wages to boost immigrant jobs

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Riksdag hands government labour policy setback

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Most refugees jobless after 9 years: report

Liberals in favour of more immigration

Liberals in favour of more immigration

Swedish fire service sued over affirmative action

Swedish fire service sued over affirmative action

Swedish mobility service recruits Senegalese help

Swedish mobility service recruits Senegalese help

Higher educated workers more insecure: study

Higher educated workers more insecure: study

Post-it wars spread to Swedish offices

Post-it wars spread to Swedish offices

Ex-politicians cash in on early pensions pay out

Ex-politicians cash in on early pensions pay out

Swedish cops march in low-wage protest

Swedish cops march in low-wage protest

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Sweden looks to tackle immigrant women jobs challenge

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Sandvik to slash Swedish workforce in cost-savings drive

Northern Sweden hails Russian ‘invasion’

Northern Sweden hails Russian ‘invasion’

Staffing firm used ‘fake’ jobs to dupe workers

Staffing firm used ‘fake’ jobs to dupe workers

AstraZeneca job cuts hit Södertälje hard

AstraZeneca job cuts hit Södertälje hard

‘Hot’ nurse ad slammed by ‘wrinkly’ limping man

‘Hot’ nurse ad slammed by ‘wrinkly’ limping man

Sweden ‘shuns’ older workers: study

Sweden ‘shuns’ older workers: study

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120,000 young Swedes not working or studying

Man lands job after threat to cut off boss’s fingers

Man lands job after threat to cut off boss’s fingers

Sweden ‘at risk’ of losing global battle for talent

Sweden ‘at risk’ of losing global battle for talent

Young Swedes nab jobs from Norwegian youth

Young Swedes nab jobs from Norwegian youth

Swedish jobs agency can’t fill own vacancies

Swedish jobs agency can’t fill own vacancies

Foreign degree validation benefits vary: study

Foreign degree validation benefits vary: study

Job programmes ‘unfair’ to foreign-born women

Job programmes ‘unfair’ to foreign-born women

Swedish firms prefer not to hire fat people: study

Swedish firms prefer not to hire fat people: study

Kiruna to be moved over ore and potential ire

Kiruna to be moved over ore and potential ire

Sweden’s minimum wages ‘too high’: OECD

Sweden’s minimum wages ‘too high’: OECD

‘Why won’t Swedes hire English speakers?’

‘Why won’t Swedes hire English speakers?’

‘Getting a job in Sweden is about who you know’

‘Getting a job in Sweden is about who you know’

Wanted in Sweden: doctors and engineers

Wanted in Sweden: doctors and engineers

‘I decided I had to chase down a job myself’

‘I decided I had to chase down a job myself’

Sweden to jobless youth: find work in Greece

Sweden to jobless youth: find work in Greece

Swedes open to pay cuts to save jobs

Swedes open to pay cuts to save jobs

Transport industry pays price for strong krona

Transport industry pays price for strong krona

‘Swedes don’t want to see gaps in your CV’

‘Swedes don’t want to see gaps in your CV’

Job centre berated for ‘lacklustre’ Saab effort

Job centre berated for ‘lacklustre’ Saab effort

Almost 20,000 temp jobs gone in 2012: report

Almost 20,000 temp jobs gone in 2012: report

‘Don’t be a know-it-all when you’re networking’

‘Don’t be a know-it-all when you’re networking’

‘We wanted to do good, have fun, make money’

‘We wanted to do good, have fun, make money’

Microsoft tops best Swedish workplace list

Microsoft tops best Swedish workplace list

‘Sweden’s youth pay for diluted job insurance’

‘Sweden’s youth pay for diluted job insurance’

Builders’ strike averted after last-minute deal

Builders’ strike averted after last-minute deal

‘Job market integration won’t come for free’

‘Job market integration won’t come for free’

Six job-hunting tips for foreign grads in Sweden

Six job-hunting tips for foreign grads in Sweden

Costa Rican chess fans keep website in check

Costa Rican chess fans keep website in check

Immigrants ‘key’ to jobs dilemma  – agency

Immigrants ‘key’ to jobs dilemma – agency

New registry for foreign temp workers in Sweden

New registry for foreign temp workers in Sweden