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Workplace harassment: employers' responsibilities and dismissal options

Sweden - February 12 2020 Workplace harassment between employees raises questions regarding employers' responsibility to maintain a healthy and sustainable work environment and

Conditions and consequences of CEO employment termination

Sweden - July 10 2019 Company leaders such as CEOs are expressly excluded from the scope of the Employment Protection Act. Therefore, the parties to a CEO's employment

Labour Court rules on compensation for damages

Sweden - May 24 2017 The Act on the Protection of Trade Secrets (SFS 1990:409) covers two types of damages - one related solely to the economic loss incurred by the

Expulsion of foreign employees due to non-compliance with collective agreements

Sweden - November 25 2016 In 2016 several cases have seen foreign employees face expulsion by the Migration Agency because their employers have not complied with certain

Delimitation between employment and consultancy agreements

Sweden - January 10 2018 Companies and individuals acting on the Swedish labour market should be aware of the delimitation in law between consultants and employees. Whether an

Employer responsibilities and possibilities with respect to COVID-19 outbreak

Sweden - May 6 2020 As in every other part of the world, the COVID-19 outbreak is affecting Swedish society in numerous ways. This article presents a selection of Swedish

Can using a litigation company pierce the corporate veil and result in shareholders being held personally liable?

Sweden - May 5 2020 From time to time, the question arises as to whether shareholders or other representatives of a company can pursue litigation by creating a company

Workplace harassment: employers' responsibilities and dismissal options

Sweden - February 12 2020 Workplace harassment between employees raises questions regarding employers' responsibility to maintain a healthy and sustainable work environment and

Supreme Court strengthens impression that arbitral awards usually stand despite tribunal's procedural errors

Sweden - November 19 2019 Recent case law confirms that the Swedish courts uphold the general principle that awards finalise a dispute between parties. In order to successfully

Proposed modernisation of Swedish labour law

Sweden - November 13 2019 The government recently decided to appoint a special investigator to explore the possibilities of modernising some of the basic regulations of Swedish