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Did the employer’s failure to provide rehabilitation measures constitute constructive dismissal?

  • Bird & Bird
  • -
  • Sweden
  • -
  • February 19 2009

According to the preliminary works of the Swedish Employment Protection Act (1982:80), and to principles established by the Swedish Labour Court, an employee’s resignation from employment may, in some circumstances, constitute constructive dismissal

Employment update, Sweden - September 2008

  • Bird & Bird
  • -
  • Sweden
  • -
  • August 26 2008

According to the Swedish Sick Pay Act (1991:1047) an employee is entitled to receive sick pay from the employer from day 2 to day 14 of the sickness period, provided that the employee’s working capacity is reduced due to the sickness

Government proposal for a new act on discrimination

  • Bird & Bird
  • -
  • Sweden
  • -
  • May 6 2008

The Swedish government has recently introduced a bill (200708:95) on a new act on discrimination

Pregnant police officers were entitled to keep their reduction in working hours

  • Bird & Bird
  • -
  • Sweden
  • -
  • May 6 2008

Four female police officers were, during different periods in 2003-2006 redeployed from field duty to office duty due to pregnancy

Stuck between a rock and a hard place? The Swedish Data Protection Authority rejects American company’s request to process workers’ criminal records

  • Bird & Bird
  • -
  • Sweden
  • -
  • March 18 2008

Standard & Poors AB is the Swedish subsidiary of the American company McGraw-Hill Companies Inc

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) rules in the Laval Case (Vaxholm) collective actions are not excluded from the applicability of community law

  • Bird & Bird
  • -
  • European Union, Sweden
  • -
  • February 5 2008

In May 2004, Laval un Partneri Ltd, a Latvian company, posted workers from Latvia to work on building sites in Sweden

New amendment to the Swedish Sick Pay Act (1991:1047) as of 1 January 2008

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Sweden
  • -
  • February 5 2008

Until 1 January 2008, an employer was entitled to require medical certificates from employees absent due to sickness as of the seventh day in a sick period (unless agreed otherwise in a collective agreement

Engagement of agency workers - not in conflict with the statutory priority right to re-employment

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Sweden
  • -
  • October 9 2007

A company gave notice of termination based on objective grounds (shortage of work) to a number of employees, a few of whom had a priority right

New amendments to the National Insurance Act as of 1 July 2007

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Sweden
  • -
  • October 9 2007

Until 1 July 2007, an employer was obliged under the National Insurance Act to initiate a rehabilitation investigation if i) an employee had been absent due to sickness for more than four consecutive weeks, ii) the work of an employee was frequently interrupted by shorter sickness periods, or iii) the employee required such investigation

Employment update, Sweden June 2007

  • Bird & Bird
  • -
  • Sweden
  • -
  • June 26 2007

The Swedish government has recently introduced a bill (200607:111) on amendments to, inter alia, the Employment Protection Act