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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

New regulations on organisational and social work environments

Sweden - May 11 2016 Since 2010 Sweden has seen a 70 (approximately) increase in reported work-related illness. Organisational and social factors are the second-most

Non-compete clauses in employment relationships

Sweden - July 29 2015 Employees have a general duty of loyalty towards the employer throughout the duration of the employment relationship. Among other things, the duty of

It's complicated: principles for clarifying uncertain employer-employee relationships

Sweden - May 1 2019 The Labour Court recently issued two decisions which further outline the principles for determining the 'real' employer when an employer-employee

Insurance Litigation in Sweden

Sweden - April 29 2019 A structured guide to insurance litigation in Sweden

Labour Court clarifies freedoms of religion and conscience in healthcare sector

Sweden - February 13 2019 Sweden is one of the most secular countries in the world with full freedom of religion. Further, freedom of conscience is a right protected by the

Employment considerations following transfers of undertakings

Sweden - October 31 2018 Businesses considering purchasing all or part of a business in Sweden often make several economic and organisational considerations regarding the

Labour Court: fresh guidance on definition of 'collective strike action'

Sweden - June 6 2018 The Labour Court recently reviewed whether actions conducted by the employees of a private waste-collection and transportation company were illicit