The Construction Agreement 2020 and rules that enter into force on 1 May 2021
CONTENTS IN BRIEF – Generally– The Construction Agreement in the Employer Guide and for download– […]
New stricter routines for member companies in the event of non-registration of payroll data in Lösen 1, the Construction Agreement
An agreement applies between the Swedish Construction Federation and the Swedish Building Workers’ Union (Byggnads) since 2011 on the obligation of employers bound by construction agreements to register review documentation for time wages through the digital tool Lösen 1 (https://www.bygglosen.se/). The parties use the data, inter alia, for the production of wage statistics for the Construction Agreement’s different geographically divided wage areas.
New collective agreement signed – in the Road and Rail agreement`s area
The Swedish Construction Federation and the Swedish Union for Service and Communications Employees (Seko) have reached a collective agreement with a duration of 29 months for the period 1 December 2020 up to and including 30 April 2023.
An economic employer concept is being introduced in Sweden starting from 1 January 2020
The Swedish Parliament (Riksdag) has decided to introduce an economic employer concept in connection with taxation of foreign workers who are working temporarily in Sweden.
Negotiated agreement with Byggnads in the Construction Agreement’s area
The Swedish Construction Federation and the Swedish Building Workers' Union (Byggnads) have on 26 November 2020, with the participation of mediators, reached the following negotiated agreement in the Construction Agreement’s area:
New salaried employees agreement ready
The Swedish Construction Federation and Ledarna, the Swedish Association of Graduate Engineers and Unionen on 13 November 2020 have entered into a collective agreement on salaries and general terms of employment.
New Swedish Labour Court judgement regarding unfair treatment with interesting statements concerning probationary employment
Recently, the Labour Court announced a ruling in a case concerning alleged discrimination and alleged unfair treatment under the Swedish Parental Leave Act. Although the case concerned a relatively narrow legal issue, the judgment contains interesting opinions and statements.
New rules for posting that entered into force on 30 July 2020
On 30 July 2020, changes in the Posting of Workers Act, entered into force. The changes are a consequence of the changes that were made in the EU’s posting directive, through the so-called amending directive, which is now being introduced at a national level.
Short-term work and paid apprentices-trainees
The Swedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth, has announced that it is incompatible with the Short-term Work Allowance Act to employ paid apprentices and trainees.
Vocational Training Agreement 2020 – wage tables
The Vocational Training Agreement is updated with some editorial changes The new name Byggföretagen […]