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Supporting Sweden’s pulp and paper workers [IndustriALL] 2021-04-29

Swedish union urges FSC to stop certifying Burmese export materials [BWI] 2021-04-05

EFJ joined 23 organisations in expressing solidarity with the Swedish media outlet Realtid [EFJ] 2021-03-24

Swedish Systemair union busting in Turkey [IndustriALL] 2021-01-27

Electrolux must compensate workers dismissed over Covid protests [IndustriALL] 2020-12-09

European unions express support for Kyrgyzstani and Swedish workers [BWI] 2020-11-24

Construction union warns of massive strike [BWI] 2020-11-22

Country Faces Historic Pay Battle for Its Covid Fighters [Bloomberg] 2020-10-12

Talks on labour reform collapses, political crisis looms [BWI] 2020-10-07

Swedish young workers want to tip balance in favour of labour [BWI] 2020-06-24

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Today's labour news


First labour movement didn’t fear technological change – they embraced it to demand higher wages 2021-05-18 [The Conversation]

Byggnads lauds Swedish footballers' support for migrant workers 2021-05-03 [BWI]

Supporting Sweden’s pulp and paper workers 2021-04-29 [IndustriALL]

Chinese embassy threatens Swedish journalist 2021-04-16 [IFJ]

Swedish union urges FSC to stop certifying Burmese export materials 2021-04-05 [BWI]

Volvo gives all employees six-month paid parental leave 2021-03-31 [RTÉ]

EFJ joined 23 organisations in expressing solidarity with the Swedish media outlet Realtid 2021-03-24 [EFJ]

IndustriALL and H&M Group reinforce cooperation to support recovery of global garment industry 2021-03-15 [IndustriALL]

Politicians Let Schools Sink into a Swamp of Corruption 2021-02-13 [Diane Ravitch]

MFRR calls for acquittal of Swedish documentary makers 2021-02-05 [EFJ]

New study: Household tax credit neither boosts employment nor reduces tax evasion 2021-02-03 [Trade Union News from Finland]

Swedish Systemair union busting in Turkey 2021-01-27 [IndustriALL]

EFJ and Swedish Journalists Union condemn the political interference from Polish ambassador 2021-01-18 [EFJ]

The Great Swedish School Privatization Experiment: A Failure 2020-12-11 [Diane Ravitch]

Electrolux must compensate workers dismissed over Covid protests 2020-12-09 [IndustriALL]

European unions express support for Kyrgyzstani and Swedish workers 2020-11-24 [BWI]

Construction union warns of massive strike 2020-11-22 [BWI]

Swedish employment law – a drama with many acts 2020-11-11 [Nordic Labour Journal]

Two journalists prosecuted for investigating the sinking of ‘MS Estonia’ 2020-10-16 [EFJ]

Country Faces Historic Pay Battle for Its Covid Fighters 2020-10-12 [Bloomberg]

Talks on labour reform collapses, political crisis looms 2020-10-07 [BWI]

Exiled Turkish journalist attacked in Stockholm 2020-09-30 [EFJ]

Amazon’s ruthless business model meets Sweden’s labour unions 2020-08-14 [Politico]

Swedish young workers want to tip balance in favour of labour 2020-06-24 [BWI]

Young workers want to tip balance in favour of labour 2020-06-22 [BWI]

Swedish union at loggerheads with employers on CBA, strike looms 2020-06-10 [BWI]

In A Unionization Breakthrough, Paradox Interactive Signs Labour Agreement With Trade Unions 2020-06-04 [Kotaku]

Media freedom made in Scandinavia – six examples of best practices 2020-05-06 [EFJ]

Dozens of ICU workers in Stockholm are being paid 220% of their salary during the coronavirus pandemic, thanks to a 'crisis situation' deal that goes back to long before the outbreak 2020-04-16 [Business Insider]

Union gains 5,000 new members during COVID-19 crisis 2020-03-27 [UNI]

Swedish journalists and publishers petition China for release of Gui Minhai 2020-02-24 [IFJ]

Management and workers return to the bargaining table, but disagreements remain 2020-02-12 [Edmonds]

Youth and gig economy workers key to growth say leaders at Swedish union congress 2019-10-08 [UNI Global Union]

SEKO Sweden visits construction site 2019-07-22 [BWI]

BWI President Speaks at Almedalen about Migrant Workers Rights 2019-07-15 [BWI]

Women in Trades Meet to strategize on Gender Equality 2019-06-07 [BWI]

Swedish unions help to strengthen their Latin American peers 2019-04-22 [IndustriALL]

Schysst stall (Fair stable) - working against sexual harassment in the horse sector in Sweden 2019-03-20 [IUF]

port strikes called off after CBA deal 2019-03-07 [Port Strategy]

Country Braces for Port Strike That Could Cost Millions 2019-03-06 [Bloomberg]

Dockers' strike could cause 'huge problems' for food imports 2019-03-04 [The Local]

Freelance journalists successfully negotiate fee rise 2019-01-31 [EFJ]

Docker unions clash as ports lock out striking workers 2019-01-24 [The Load Star]

Strike of Some 1,000 Workers Paralyzes Ports 2019-01-23 [Sputnik]

Strike action brings ports across Sweden to a standstill 2019-01-23 [The Local]

Strong union presence in renewables is key to future 2018-12-12 [IndustriALL]

Freelance fees recommendation will be increased in 2019 2018-11-28 [IFJ]

Workers reveal poverty wages and labor law violations in H&M’s supply chain 2018-09-26 [ILRF]

Chinese embassy attacks journalist 2018-07-11 [IFJ]

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This month in labour history


14-05-1931 In Adalen troops open fire on a peaceful demonstration of striking workers, killing four and one bystander and wounding several others. [more]

14-05-1931 In Adalen troops open fire on a peaceful demonstration of striking workers, killing four and one bystander and wounding several others. [more]