Labour market

Labour market policy aims to ensure that all those who are able have the possibility to take part in working life. The policy area also aims to create security and possibilities for transition in the labour market. This policy area includes measures to get young people into work, matching of jobseekers and job vacancies, labour market policy programmes, unemployment insurance and the European Social Fund.

Responsible for labour market

Responsible minister

Eva Nordmark, Minister for Employment
Eva Nordmark Minister for Employment

Responsible ministry

News about labour market

  • Labour market policy initiatives in the Budget Bill for 2022

    In the Budget Bill for 2022, the Government proposes a reinforced jobs policy with new measures so that everyone can participate and take Sweden forward after the pandemic. These measures include providing more people with employment training, counteracting long-term unemployment, giving older jobseekers more time in new start jobs and introducing more unemployed people with disabilities to the working world.

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