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Case no. A 7609, ref. no. 5010 - summary dismissal for conflict of interest
  • Bird & Bird
  • Sweden
  • August 12 2010

A group manager at an insurance company had during a claim adjustment bought a scooter at discount from the insured, a company selling, amongst other things, motor vehicles


Case no. B 4409, ref. no 2710 - breach of non-compete clause
  • Bird & Bird
  • Sweden
  • August 12 2010

An IT consultant bound by a non-compete clause in his employment agreement gave notice of termination of his employment and started a competitive business


Liability to pay damages due to negligence to consult before shut down of business
  • Bird & Bird
  • Sweden
  • June 15 2009

The Labour Court held that the employer's negligence not to initiate consultations with the employee trade union which four of the employees were members of and the company was bound to through a collective bargaining agreement constituted a violation of Section 11 of the Employment (Co-Determination in the Workplace) Act (1976:580) since the company's decision to shut down the entire business and give notice of termination to all employees doubtlessly constituted a significant change of the company's business activities


Employer's decision to pay reduced bonus to employees on parental leave did not constitute unfair treatment
  • Bird & Bird
  • Sweden
  • June 15 2009

The Labour Court held that the employer's decision only to pay out bonuses to employees on parental leave in proportion to the time they had actually worked during the year, did not constitute unfair treatment of these employees according to Section 16 of the Parental Leave Act (1995:584


Unions prohibited from processing salary information
  • Bird & Bird
  • Sweden
  • April 15 2009

A county administrative court has decided that a trade union, Byggnads (the Swedish Building Worker’s Union), may no longer review or process the salary information of workers who are not members of its organisation


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


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


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


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