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Developments in Swedish employment law

Sweden, European Union, Finland - July 12 2016 As previously reported (please see Employment & Benefits Review December 2015), amendments to the legislation on fixed-term employment contracts have...

Jenny Welander Wadström.

The Swedish Labour Court provisionally orders an employee to refrain from competing during the notice period on termination of employment

Sweden, Finland - July 12 2016 Earlier this spring (AD 2016 no. 14), the Swedish Labour Court granted an interim injunction (Sw: intermistisk säkerhetsåtgärd), i.e. an injunction...

Jenny Welander Wadström.

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...

Magnus Wallander, Jenny Welander Wadström, 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...

Magnus Wallander, Jenny Welander Wadström, 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...

Magnus Wallander, Jenny Welander Wadström, Lucas Magnusson.