Ministry of Employment

The Ministry of Employment is responsible for issues concerning the labour market, labour law and health and safety at work. The Ministry is also responsible for matters concerning integration and anti-segregation and work on gender equality, human rights at national level, strengthening LGBTIQ people’s rights and combating racism and discrimination.

Responsible ministers

Johan Pehrson Minister for Employment and Integration
Paulina Brandberg
Paulina Brandberg Minister for Gender Equality and Working Life

News from Ministry of Employment

  • Increasing women’s freedom to decide over their own lives

    Today, on International Women’s Day, the rights of girls and women around the world are highlighted. The focus of Sweden’s action for gender equality includes redoubling our efforts against men’s violence against women and honour-based violence and oppression, investing in women’s health and taking new steps for women’s economic empowerment.

  • Paulina Brandberg takes part in UN meeting on gender equality

    Paulina Brandberg, Minister for gender equality and working life.
    Paulina Brandberg, Minister for Gender Equality and Working Life. Photo: Government Offices of Sweden.

    On 6–9 March, Sweden’s Minister for Gender Equality and Deputy Minister for Employment, Paulina Brandberg, will participate in the 67th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW67) in New York. Ms Brandberg will deliver two keynote speeches – on behalf of Sweden and of the EU.

Content from the Ministry of Employment

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