Ministry of Employment

The Ministry of Employment is responsible for issues and matters concerning the labour market, labour law and the work environment. The Ministry is also responsible for the work of advancing gender equality and human rights at national level. Moreover, the Ministry is responsible for efforts to increase integration, combat segregation, racism and discrimination, and strengthen the rights of children and LGBTI people.

Responsible ministers

Eva Nordmark, Minister for Employment
Eva Nordmark Minister for Employment
Märta Stenevi, Minister for Gender Equality and Housing, with responsibility for urban development, anti-segregation and anti-discrimination
Märta Stenevi Minister for Gender Equality and Housing, with responsibility for urban development, anti-segregation and anti-discrimination

News from Ministry of Employment

  • Märta Stenevi took part in informal video conference on the EU’s post-pandemic recovery

    On 22 February, Minister for Gender Equality and Housing Märta Stenevi took part in an informal video conference between EU employment, social affairs and gender equality ministers. Ms Stenevi participated in a discussion on the link between gender equality and the EU’s post-pandemic recovery.

  • Märta Stenevi – new minister at the Ministry of Employment

    Photo: Ninni Andersson/Government Offices.
    Märta Stenevi is the new Minister for Gender Equality and Housing, with responsibility for urban development, anti-segregation and anti-discrimination. Photo: Ninni Andersson/Government Offices.

    Prime Minister Stefan Löfven today presented a government reshuffle. Märta Stenevi is the new Minister for Gender Equality and Housing, with responsibility for urban development, anti-segregation and anti-discrimination.

  • Swedish Government decides on important step towards establishing human rights institute

    The Swedish Government has decided today to refer a proposal concerning a human rights institute to the Council on Legislation for consideration. The Government’s decision is an important step towards establishing the institute.

Content from the Ministry of Employment

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