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
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.

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