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 combat racism and discrimination, and strengthen the rights of LGBTI people.

Responsible ministers

Johan Pehrson
Johan Pehrson Minister for Employment and Integration
Paulina Brandberg
Paulina Brandberg Minister for Gender Equality and Deputy Minister for Employment

News from Ministry of Employment

  • New action plan to combat men’s violence against women to be prepared

    Minister for Gender Equality and Deputy Minister for Employment Paulina Brandberg.
    Minister for Gender Equality and Deputy Minister for Employment Paulina Brandberg. Photo: Kristian Pohl.

    The Government will soon begin work on a new action plan to counter and combat men’s violence against women. The action plan will contain concrete measures to ensure that effective steps to combat men's violence against women are taken.

  • New ministers at the Ministry of Employment

    Paulina Brandberg is Minister for Gender Equality and Deputy Minister for Employment. Johan Pehrson is Minister for Employment and Integration and head of ministry.
    Paulina Brandberg is Minister for Gender Equality and Deputy Minister for Employment. Johan Pehrson is Minister for Employment and Integration and head of ministry. Photo: Charlotte Hedlöf/Governments offices.

    Today, Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson presented the Statement of Government Policy in the Riksdag and announced the ministers that make up the Government. Johan Pehrson is Minister for Employment and Integration and head of ministry. Paulina Brandberg is Minister for Gender Equality and Deputy Minister for Employment.

Content from the Ministry of Employment

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