Your search for

28 results were returned

  1. Legal news
    10 November 2020
    Sweden: Swedish government extends support for businesses during the COVID-19 crisis
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/sweden/swedish-government-extends-support-for-businesses-during-the-covid-19-crisis

    On Monday 9 November 2020, the Swedish government announced new proposals for an extension of the financial support for companies affected by the Covid-19 crisis.

  2. Legal news
    18 August 2020
    Försäkringskassan (“Swedish Insurance Agency”) dismissed employee due to actions of employee’s younger brother
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/sweden/forsakringskassan-swedish-insurance-agency-dismissed-employee-due-to-actions

    The employee who was terminated had previously worked five years at Arbetsförmedlingen (“Swedish Employment Agency”), and was offered employment at Försäkringskassan after interviews, tests and in competition with 200 ...

  3. Legal news
    29 June 2017
    What you need to know before the holiday period in Sweden: can employers withdraw pre-approved holiday leave?
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2017/sweden/what-you-need-to-know-before-the-holiday-period-in-sweden

    Finally the summer holiday period has arrived! It brings sun, sea, and swimming but also some tricky employment questions like whether an employer can in fact withdraw pre-approved holiday leave under Swedish law.

  4. Legal news
    21 January 2021
    COVID-19: Is your payment of social security affected by your employees working from home, e.g. in Sweden?
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/denmark/employment---social-sikring

    As a rule, an employee is covered by social security in the country where the employee works, regardless of where the employee lives within the EU. There are, however, some modifications to the rules in the light of the ...

  5. Legal news
    05 June 2020
    Sweden: did Stockholm hospital "Södersjukhuset" discriminate against a transgender person?
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/sweden/sweden-did-stockholm-hospital-sodersjukhuset-discriminate-against-a-transgender-person

    This new law suit concerns the changing facilities for a transgender person, and whether the hospital acted correctly when asking her to change in a toilet instead of the female changing room.

  6. Legal news
    03 September 2019
    The employer's obligation to negotiate
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/the-employer's-obligation-to-negotiate

    Our Nordic employment team gives a brief overview of the employer's obligation to negotiate in Denmark, Finland and Sweden.

  7. Legal news
    28 January 2019
    The employers right to manage work in Sweden, Finland and Denmark
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/the-employers-right-to-manage-work-in-sweden-finland-and-denmark

    Our Nordic employment team takes a look at the employer's right to manage work in Sweden, Denmark and Finland. Issues such as assigning/changing work tasks, place of work, supervision, working hours and more are ...

  8. Legal news
    15 October 2020
    Doing business in the Nordics
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/doing-business-in-the-nordics

    The Nordic countries offer a very attractive business environment with a well-educated and skilled workforce. The Nordic region is known for its ingenuity and know-how, but also for its relatively unique welfare systems.

  9. Legal news
    19 March 2019
    Discrimination
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/discrimination

    In Denmark, the various rules regarding discrimination are implemented on the basis of Directives from EU with the purpose to ensure, that all employees are treated equally in all aspects of the employment.

  10. Legal news
    10 May 2019
    Nordics: Employers' work environment duties
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/employers-work-environment-duties

    In Finland, Denmark and Sweden, the employer is responsible for their employees' work environment. What is the responsibility with respect to agency workers?