Swedish labour market ‘tougher than ever’

Swedish labour market ‘tougher than ever’

The labour market in Sweden is under more pressure than in any other country included in a new global report. And the situation is deteriorating each year.

Former Sweden PM gives support to cancellation of Listhaug meeting

Former Sweden PM gives support to cancellation of Listhaug meeting

Risk of discrimination in hiring jumps: survey

Risk of discrimination in hiring jumps: survey

Sweden’s labour costs ‘distressingly high’

Sweden’s labour costs ‘distressingly high’

Sweden has EU’s highest hourly labour costs

Sweden has EU’s highest hourly labour costs

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Triple-record for 2007 Swedish labour market

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Swedish nurses strike looms

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Health workers union steps up strike pressure

Nurses demonstrate for higher pay as strike looms

Nurses demonstrate for higher pay as strike looms

Patients feel effects of nurses strike

Patients feel effects of nurses strike

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Swedish labour model set for a facelift after 70 years

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Wrong to defrock priest for affair with wedded parishioner

Union threatens blockade of Systembolaget

Union threatens blockade of Systembolaget

Swedish jobless stats reach historic lows

Swedish jobless stats reach historic lows

Stockholm bus strike looms

Stockholm bus strike looms

Bus strike over

Bus strike over

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Study: good looks doesn’t equal higher profits

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Authorities close in on untaxed labour

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H&M manager forced employees to strip

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Job loss insurance plans shed 500,000 members

Many Swedes fine with using black market services

Many Swedes fine with using black market services

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Job losses continue to mount across Sweden

Swedes express increased job market pessimism

Swedes express increased job market pessimism

Sweden hit by downbeat job statistics

Sweden hit by downbeat job statistics

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Sweden’s October layoffs hit historic highs

New integration role for Sweden’s jobs agency

New integration role for Sweden’s jobs agency

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Swedish study links vibrations to heart attack risk

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Employment figures continue to fall

Building occupied in pay dispute

Building occupied in pay dispute

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Swedish layoffs reach historic highs

Sweden announces major jobs package

Sweden announces major jobs package

Sweden’s SKF to cut 2,500 jobs worldwide

Sweden’s SKF to cut 2,500 jobs worldwide

Thousands lose their jobs at Christmas

Thousands lose their jobs at Christmas

Income gap widening in Sweden: study

Income gap widening in Sweden: study

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No ethnic bias in Sweden: Labour Court

Union sanctions pay cuts to save jobs

Union sanctions pay cuts to save jobs

Swedish labour model talks collapse

Swedish labour model talks collapse

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More Swedish unions approve pay cuts to save jobs

Scania to save jobs in Sweden with 4-day work week

Scania to save jobs in Sweden with 4-day work week

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Swedish companies use crisis as pretext to shed poor performers

Young Swedish workers reject collective wage deals: study

Young Swedish workers reject collective wage deals: study

Jobless rate to hit 11 percent: agency

Jobless rate to hit 11 percent: agency

University students who stay put earn more: study

University students who stay put earn more: study

250,000 Swedes out of work: agency

250,000 Swedes out of work: agency

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New figures show slowdown in Sweden’s rising unemployment

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Fewer redundancies at Swedish workplaces

Sweden presents new law on collective wage agreements

Sweden presents new law on collective wage agreements

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Swedish bus driver sacked for sending text message

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Employers concerned by union pay raise demands

Unions ordered to pay for Vaxholm blockade

Unions ordered to pay for Vaxholm blockade

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Labour market storm subsiding: job agency

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Sick benefit reform puts people back to work

Waitress demands sick pay for boob op

Waitress demands sick pay for boob op

Sweden Democrats slam unions over freeze out

Sweden Democrats slam unions over freeze out

Swedish aircraft technicians go on strike

Swedish aircraft technicians go on strike

Three share Nobel Prize in economics

Three share Nobel Prize in economics

Swedish apartment construction takes off

Swedish apartment construction takes off

Minister’s labour law comments irk unions

Minister’s labour law comments irk unions

Minister defends labour migration law

Minister defends labour migration law

Foreign-born rule the ranks of Sweden’s bakers

Foreign-born rule the ranks of Sweden’s bakers

Swedish doc tore baby’s windpipe during delivery

Swedish doc tore baby’s windpipe during delivery

Liberals in favour of more immigration

Liberals in favour of more immigration

Union slammed for ‘Nobel-like’ birthday party

Union slammed for ‘Nobel-like’ birthday party

Two charged in Bulgarian berry picking scam

Two charged in Bulgarian berry picking scam

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Migration Board offers fast track jobs migration

Sweden mistreats illegal berry pickers: report

Sweden mistreats illegal berry pickers: report

Northern Sweden hails Russian ‘invasion’

Northern Sweden hails Russian ‘invasion’

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Migrant workers on the rise in Sweden

Few Swedes ready to work until they’re 75: poll

Few Swedes ready to work until they’re 75: poll

Agency to probe doc who broke baby’s collarbone

Agency to probe doc who broke baby’s collarbone

Ikea unions fight for global labour standards

Ikea unions fight for global labour standards

Pregnant Swedes in labour gas ban outrage

Pregnant Swedes in labour gas ban outrage

Swedish working week hits historic 26 hour high

Swedish working week hits historic 26 hour high

Educated Greeks flock to Sweden to find work

Educated Greeks flock to Sweden to find work

Ikea slammed over anti-union bullying in Turkey

Ikea slammed over anti-union bullying in Turkey

Factory worker sacked for rolling up his pants

Factory worker sacked for rolling up his pants

Job programmes ‘unfair’ to foreign-born women

Job programmes ‘unfair’ to foreign-born women

Study: Sweden ‘fails’ at job market integration

Study: Sweden ‘fails’ at job market integration

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?’

‘They’re the unknowns’: skyscraper pic expert

‘They’re the unknowns’: skyscraper pic expert

‘Don’t fear the word power’: equality minister

‘Don’t fear the word power’: equality minister

One in four Swedish firms planning layoffs

One in four Swedish firms planning layoffs

Swedish forestry firms in migrant labour scandal

Swedish forestry firms in migrant labour scandal

Sweden to jobless youth: find work in Greece

Sweden to jobless youth: find work in Greece

Most work permits given to low-skilled workers

Most work permits given to low-skilled workers

Swedish employment package talks collapse

Swedish employment package talks collapse

CV name-change leaves foreign student reeling

CV name-change leaves foreign student reeling

Swedish study confirms foreign name CV bias

Swedish study confirms foreign name CV bias

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Swedish doctor faces trial for killing baby

Abused ghosts lambast Stockholm theme park

Abused ghosts lambast Stockholm theme park

‘Stockholm rioters could be a labour asset’

‘Stockholm rioters could be a labour asset’

‘Sweden breaches EU labour law’: union

‘Sweden breaches EU labour law’: union

‘Ask Obama about Gitmo and labour’: opposition

‘Ask Obama about Gitmo and labour’: opposition

‘Sweden doesn’t need foreign cleaners’: Finance Minister

‘Sweden doesn’t need foreign cleaners’: Finance Minister

Five things to look out for at the EU summit in Sweden

Five things to look out for at the EU summit in Sweden

Tighter rules proposed for labour migrants

Tighter rules proposed for labour migrants

Employers ‘reluctant’ to hire foreigners: report

Employers ‘reluctant’ to hire foreigners: report

‘Migration forces policy makers to shape up’

‘Migration forces policy makers to shape up’

‘Undocumented migrants are not the problem’

‘Undocumented migrants are not the problem’

‘My dad is in famous NY skyscraper pic’: Swede

‘My dad is in famous NY skyscraper pic’: Swede

‘Every global citizen should work in Sweden’

‘Every global citizen should work in Sweden’

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Eatery forced Chinese chef into ‘slave labour’

Swedish firms exploiting labour migrants: report

Swedish firms exploiting labour migrants: report

New funding to help educated immigrants get jobs in Sweden

New funding to help educated immigrants get jobs in Sweden

Labour migrants set sights on Sweden

Labour migrants set sights on Sweden

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Government presents new labour immigration rules