Everything you need to know if you lose your job in Sweden

Everything you need to know if you lose your job in Sweden

Even as a non-Swedish citizen, you have certain rights if you become unemployed in Sweden.

Swedish income insurance: how does it work and do you need it?
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Swedish income insurance: how does it work and do you need it?

In Stats: How many people are currently unemployed in Sweden

In Stats: How many people are currently unemployed in Sweden

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Social Democrats vow to overturn unemployment insurance reforms

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

Long-term unemployment rises in Sweden

Long-term unemployment rises in Sweden

Sweden heads for economic slowdown EU warns

Sweden heads for economic slowdown EU warns

More women than men are unemployed in Sweden – and foreigners are the worst off

More women than men are unemployed in Sweden – and foreigners are the worst off

Swedish unemployment rate rises for first time in two years

Swedish unemployment rate rises for first time in two years

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’s jobs agency to lay off 4,500 staff

Sweden’s jobs agency to lay off 4,500 staff

Sweden’s labour market shows cracks after years of growth

Sweden’s labour market shows cracks after years of growth

Unemployment drops among immigrants in Sweden

Unemployment drops among immigrants in Sweden

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

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

10 quirks and perks of Sweden’s famously casual offices
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10 quirks and perks of Sweden’s famously casual offices

Swedish unemployment drops in 2017

Swedish unemployment drops in 2017

‘Record-low’ youth unemployment in Sweden

‘Record-low’ youth unemployment in Sweden

Unemployment in Sweden reaches record low

Unemployment in Sweden reaches record low

Record low unemployment… at least among native Swedes

Record low unemployment… at least among native Swedes

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

Eight out of ten new jobs in Sweden go to immigrants

Eight out of ten new jobs in Sweden go to immigrants

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

7 reasons you should join Sweden’s ‘a-kassa’
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7 reasons you should join Sweden’s ‘a-kassa’

Could immigrants save Sweden’s rural towns?

Could immigrants save Sweden’s rural towns?

Half of foreigners don’t have jobs in parts of Sweden

Half of foreigners don’t have jobs in parts of Sweden

Foreigners in Sweden still more likely to be unemployed

Foreigners in Sweden still more likely to be unemployed

Light on the horizon for Sweden’s unemployed youth

Light on the horizon for Sweden’s unemployed youth

Half of all jobless in Sweden are foreigners

Half of all jobless in Sweden are foreigners

‘Discrimination’ stopping foreigners getting jobs

‘Discrimination’ stopping foreigners getting jobs

Six in ten jobless will be foreigners by 2017

Six in ten jobless will be foreigners by 2017

IMF: Record immigration will fuel unemployment

IMF: Record immigration will fuel unemployment

Unemployment up for foreigners in Sweden

Unemployment up for foreigners in Sweden

Sweden remains most socially just EU state

Sweden remains most socially just EU state

Sweden told to do more to help foreign workers

Sweden told to do more to help foreign workers

‘Largest job initiative in many, many years’: PM

‘Largest job initiative in many, many years’: PM

More jobs going to foreigners in Sweden

More jobs going to foreigners in Sweden

Sweden’s bid to speed foreigners into work

Sweden’s bid to speed foreigners into work

Sweden has lowest EU long term jobless areas

Sweden has lowest EU long term jobless areas

‘Trainee jobs could end youth unemployment’

‘Trainee jobs could end youth unemployment’

Sweden unemployment stable as EU reports dip

Sweden unemployment stable as EU reports dip

Dark future forecast for Swedish economy

Dark future forecast for Swedish economy

Unemployment dips in Sweden across ages

Unemployment dips in Sweden across ages

Swedish sick pay reputation ‘misleading’

Swedish sick pay reputation ‘misleading’

UN criticises Sweden’s ‘prison’ children

UN criticises Sweden’s ‘prison’ children

Immigrant graduate jobs on the rise in Sweden

Immigrant graduate jobs on the rise in Sweden

Half of young Swedes are in temporary jobs

Half of young Swedes are in temporary jobs

One in four Swedes work at growing companies

One in four Swedes work at growing companies

Networking key to seven in ten Swedish jobs

Networking key to seven in ten Swedish jobs

‘Wrong to flood firms with bad job candidates’

‘Wrong to flood firms with bad job candidates’

Surprise dip in Sweden’s jobless figures

Surprise dip in Sweden’s jobless figures

Sweden to get tough on immigrant benefits

Sweden to get tough on immigrant benefits

Moderates’ new ‘workers’ party’ logo sparks fury

Moderates’ new ‘workers’ party’ logo sparks fury

Jobs agency scraps coaching scheme

Jobs agency scraps coaching scheme

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Job market still slow; Pagrotsky backs small companies

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Sony Ericsson tops Sweden’s handset rankings

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Foreigners ‘excluded from job market’

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Unions slam Ericsson for factory closure

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Swedes “increasingly dependent” upon welfare

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Persson concerned by stubborn unemployment

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“Budget for the unemployed” disappoints unions

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Opposition proposes unemployment remedy

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Full time work “should be a right”

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“Job dumping” site coming to Sweden

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Central bank policies “cost 50,000 jobs”

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LO “suppressed unemployment report”

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Swedish party leaders clash on jobs

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Swedish jobless total down

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Ericsson shifts Kalmar production to China

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Call for tax breaks for domestic staff

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Job service appointment prompts cronyism claims

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Swedish orders up, but jobs not on the way

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Persson: new state jobs will fix unemployment

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Staff charges to be cut for single person firms

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Government jobs plan “too little, too late”

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6.9% unemployed in July

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“Give people in suburbs job preference”

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Unemployment rises again

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Persson promises 4% jobless next year

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Budget: Nuder spends to cut jobless figure

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Small businesses want to fire sick employees

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Swedish policy ?shuts immigrants out of jobs?

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Young Swedes earn less than in nineties

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Gulf between immigrants on job market

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Immigrant unemployment lowest in rural areas

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Unemployment rises despite more vacancies

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Union slams AMS and sets up own job agency

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Karlsson: unemployment ‘will fall to 4 percent’

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Jobless figures defy Karlsson’s promise

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Head of Employment Service rejects jobless target

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Swedish unemployment falls

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Immigrant Swedes in ‘brain drain’

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One in ten AMS jobs duplicated

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Official figures hide youth unemployment – report

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Immigrants ‘well integrated in Sweden’ claim

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Western immigrants earn more than Swedes

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Sweden fails to create jobs

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Riksbank deputy: inflation is bad for jobs

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One in five Swedish homes depends on benefits

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Government subsidies bring increase in service jobs

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More jobs make little impact on unemployment

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Workers ditch unions but keep benefits

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Sweden’s youth unemployment tops Euro-league

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‘Let older workers semi-retire’

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Unemployment rises in June

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Fiasco over multi-million job push

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Alliance: employment service politicized

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Row as AMS slammed in report

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Persson promises 930 kronor a day to jobless

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Unemployment falls in July

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Social Democrats plan new job schemes

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Persson slammed over jobs by colleague

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Job centres “failing to match jobseekers to jobs”

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LO: Sweden should use UN jobless figures

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Reinfeldt: let early-retired work slowly

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Volvo scraps Sweden jobs

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Persson ‘lied about job statistics’

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Sweden ‘should change jobless counting method’

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New government “good for jobs”

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Swedish job market boosted by record vacancies

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Women hit as unemployment fund charges soar

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Unemployment insurance to be compulsory

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Welfare changes reported to EU

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Swedish jobs moved to China

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Open unemployment down to 4 per cent

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‘Punishments for inactive unemployed’

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Government plans cap on benefit contributions

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Stats reflect new employment policies

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Companies expect to create jobs

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Unemployment falls again

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Unemployment fund row escalates

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Unemployed face a harsh reality under the Right

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Cash bonus to get jobless back to work

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Unemployment dropping at record pace

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‘Employers do not discriminate against immigrants’

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Immigrants ‘need more help’ to integrate in Sweden

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“Raise unemployment pay to get Swedes off sick leave”

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Doctors and truckers in high demand

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Tougher rules for unemployed

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Membership of unemployment schemes to be compulsory

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Unemployment continues to drop

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Who pays for Sweden’s free lunch?

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Unemployment drops to sixteen year low

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Unemployment fund fees set to rise again

Swedes flock to Denmark

Swedes flock to Denmark

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Greens call for state-run unemployment insurance

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Triple-record for 2007 Swedish labour market

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Jobless Swedes lying to unemployment agency

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Swedes more confident about the economy

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Compulsory unemployment insurance: 433 kronor

Swedish jobless stats reach historic lows

Swedish jobless stats reach historic lows

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Job loss insurance plans shed 500,000 members

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Unemployment funds reclaim insurance payments

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SBAB forecasts interest rate cut

How does Swedish unemployment insurance work?

How does Swedish unemployment insurance work?

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Unemployment insurance to cost less

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Scam artist targets English-speaking jobseekers

Swedes express increased job market pessimism

Swedes express increased job market pessimism

Sandvik to cut over 1,000 Swedish jobs

Sandvik to cut over 1,000 Swedish jobs

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Swedish layoffs reach historic highs

Sweden announces major jobs package

Sweden announces major jobs package

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?

Swedish job losses set to soar in 2009

Swedish job losses set to soar in 2009

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Redundancies rocket in December

Thousands lose their jobs at Christmas

Thousands lose their jobs at Christmas

Are you worried about losing your job in 2009?

Are you worried about losing your job in 2009?

‘Jobseekers’ lying to employment agency

‘Jobseekers’ lying to employment agency

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Redundancies continue to rain down on Swedish workplaces

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Sweden’s jobless rate climbs by 14 percent

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Surprise jump in unemployment

Borg forecasts mass unemployment

Borg forecasts mass unemployment

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‘Half a million jobless in 2010’: agency

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

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High lay-off notices ‘a deliberate tactic’

Swedish unemployment stabilizes at 8.3 percent

Swedish unemployment stabilizes at 8.3 percent

Jobless rate to hit 11 percent: agency

Jobless rate to hit 11 percent: agency

Swedish unemployment hits 9 percent

Swedish unemployment hits 9 percent

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Swedish women keep working after 65 despite job cuts: study

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Rapid rise in unemployment claims

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Councils to cash in on autumn budget

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Youth unemployment doubles in Sweden

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Fewer claiming benefits in Sweden: report

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Unemployment hits 9.1 percent: report

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Sweden allocates billions to fight unemployment

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Swedish banks: Interest rates set to rise

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New figures show slowdown in Sweden’s rising unemployment

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Sweden in new round of cut taxes to boost employment

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Street grovelling leads to work for jobless Swede

Tanya endures six-month wait for jobless benefits

Tanya endures six-month wait for jobless benefits

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Surprise dip in Sweden’s unemployment rate

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Swedish economy over the worst: report

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Unemployment levelling off: job agency

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Public bodies to accept thousands of interns

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Vacancies increase in first quarter

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More Swedes excluded from job market

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Borg: economy will continue to strengthen

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Swedes expect fall in jobless total

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Unemployment falls in July

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Orders fall in June – but are up on 2009

PM: mandatory jobs insurance unlikely

PM: mandatory jobs insurance unlikely

Moderates pledge billions for unemployed

Moderates pledge billions for unemployed

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Improved outlook for Swedish economy: report

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Swedish jobless rate rises in August

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Sweden’s unemployment rate drops to 7.4 percent

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Sweden leads Nordic youth unemployment

Jobless man must repay funds for taking Swedish

Jobless man must repay funds for taking Swedish

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Sweden’s employment picture brightens

Swedish jobs agency lays off 800 job coaches

Swedish jobs agency lays off 800 job coaches

Nobel laureate: limit jobless payouts to a year

Nobel laureate: limit jobless payouts to a year

Jobless Swedes told to look for work abroad

Jobless Swedes told to look for work abroad

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Swedish unemployment continues decline

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Passing grade for Swedish jobs policy

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Swedish GDP growth nears record high: report

Fewer Swedes believe in rising home prices: SEB

Fewer Swedes believe in rising home prices: SEB

Sweden ‘strong like Pippi Longstocking’: OECD

Sweden ‘strong like Pippi Longstocking’: OECD

Clinton praise as Sweden woos Davos

Clinton praise as Sweden woos Davos

Sweden’s Borg in bold unemployment promise

Sweden’s Borg in bold unemployment promise

Unemployment up among immigrant youth: report

Unemployment up among immigrant youth: report

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Young Swedish workers abandon unions

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Jobless Swede offers salary as finder’s fee

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Swede lands job after media campaign

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Steep hike in immigrant unemployment

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Poverty on the rise among immigrants: study

Borg ‘unhappy’ over youth employment record

Borg ‘unhappy’ over youth employment record

Reinfeldt and Löfven butt heads in first debate

Reinfeldt and Löfven butt heads in first debate

Reinfeldt slammed for ‘ethnic Swedes’ comment

Reinfeldt slammed for ‘ethnic Swedes’ comment

Sweden drifting from ‘Swedish model’: report

Sweden drifting from ‘Swedish model’: report

Swedish army to jobless immigrants: we want you

Swedish army to jobless immigrants: we want you

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More Swedes dependent on welfare payments

Unemployment numbers on the rise in Sweden

Unemployment numbers on the rise in Sweden

Redundancy notices hit three-year high

Redundancy notices hit three-year high

Jobless Swedes paid to move to Norway

Jobless Swedes paid to move to Norway

SCA to slash 1,500 jobs in cost-cutting bid

SCA to slash 1,500 jobs in cost-cutting bid

Layoffs double in Sweden as pessimism rises

Layoffs double in Sweden as pessimism rises

Young Swedes struggle with woeful job market

Young Swedes struggle with woeful job market

One in four Swedish firms planning layoffs

One in four Swedish firms planning layoffs

Seven key facts about Swedish job insurance

Seven key facts about Swedish job insurance

Swedish employment package talks collapse

Swedish employment package talks collapse

‘Job centre wastes time policing the unemployed’

‘Job centre wastes time policing the unemployed’

Sweden’s jobless a cash cow for coaching firms

Sweden’s jobless a cash cow for coaching firms

‘Weak, slow and difficult’ economy ahead: Borg

‘Weak, slow and difficult’ economy ahead: Borg

Sweden’s unemployment figures on the rise

Sweden’s unemployment figures on the rise

‘We will erase youth unemployment’: Löfven

‘We will erase youth unemployment’: Löfven

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Unemployment higher among men in Sweden