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Trade unions cannot be held liable for damage caused by a breach of the European Convention of Human Rights (the "Convention") directly based on the Convention

Sweden, European Union - March 29 2016 In a recent case from the Swedish Supreme Court (Case No T 3269-13), a former company owner sued the Swedish Building Workers' Association (Sw:...

Helén Ranelius.

New cases from the Swedish courts on discrimination in the workplace

Sweden - December 15 2015 In three recent judgments, the Swedish Labor Court and the District Court of Jönköping have ruled on whether or not an employee or a jobseeker had...

Jenny Welander Wadström, Peter Thornquist, Helén Ranelius.

Government presents proposal for new legislation on fixed-term work

Sweden - December 15 2015 The Swedish Government has recently presented its proposal for new legislation concerning fixed-term employment to the Swedish Council on Legislation...

Jenny Welander Wadström, Peter Thornquist, Helén Ranelius.

The Swedish Labour Court - policy on non-renewal of employment contracts for older bus drivers constitutes unlawful age discrimination

Sweden - October 5 2015 In a recent judgment (AD 2015 no. 51) from the Swedish Labour Court, the court ruled on whether a bus company's policy not to renew fixed-term...

Jenny Welander Wadström, Peter Thornquist, Lucas Magnusson.

New Inventors' Agreement and Agreement on non-compete clauses adopted by Swedish Enterprise and PTK

Sweden - October 5 2015 As many companies will be aware, the Inventors' Agreement (Sw: Uppfinnaravtalet) and the Agreement on Non-competition Clauses of 1969 (Sw: 1969 års...

Jenny Welander Wadström, Peter Thornquist, Lucas Magnusson.