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Labour Law in Sweden, Third Edition by ADLERCREUTZ

Labour Law in Sweden, Third Edition

By Axel Adlercreutz, Birgitta Nyström
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Overview

Derived from the renowned multi-volume International Encyclopaedia of Laws, this monograph on Sweden not only describes and analyses the legal aspects of labour relations, but also examines labour relations practices and developing trends. It provides a survey of the subject that is both usefully brief and sufficiently detailed to answer most questions likely to arise in any pertinent legal setting. 

Both individual and collective labour relations are covered in ample detail, with attention to such underlying and pervasive factors as employment contracts, suspension of the contracts, dismissal laws and covenant of non-competition, as well as international private law. The author describes all important details of the law governing hours and wages, benefits, intellectual property implications, trade union activity, employers’ associations, workers’ participation, collective bargaining, industrial disputes, and much more.

Building on a clear overview of labour law and labour relations, the book offers practical guidance on which sound preliminary decisions may be based. It will find a ready readership among lawyers representing parties with interests in Sweden, and academics and researchers will appreciate its value in the study of comparative trends in laws affecting labour and labour relations.

Publish Date 04/23/2021
Product Line Kluwer Law International
ISBN 9789403533308
SKU 10058184-0002
Table of Contents

The Authors

List of Abbreviations

Acknowledgements

General Introduction

Chapter 1. The General Background

Chapter 2. Definitions and Concepts

Chapter 3. The Historical Background

Chapter 4. Role of Government Institutions in the Shaping and Administration of Labour Law and Industrial Relations

Chapter 5. Sources of Labour Law

Chapter 6. Private International Labour Law

Part I. The Individual Employment Relation

Chapter 1. Introduction

Chapter 2. Rights and Duties of the Parties in the Course of the Employment Relationship

Chapter 3. Working Time, Holidays, Annual Vacation

Chapter 4. Remuneration and Benefits

Chapter 5. Interruptions of Work, Incapacity, the Right to Time Off

Chapter 6. Termination of Employment Contracts and Job Security

Chapter 7. Protection against Discrimination in Employment

Chapter 8. Protection of Certain Categories of Employees, Atypical Employment

Chapter 9. Covenants of Non-competition

Chapter 10. Inventions by Employees

Chapter 11. Settlement of Disputes

Part II. Collective Labour Relations

Chapter 1. Trade Union Freedom and the Right to Organize

Chapter 2. The Trade Unions and Employers’ Associations

Chapter 3. The Right of Negotiation

Chapter 4. The Collective Bargaining System and the Collective Agreement

Chapter 5. Industrial Action and the Peace Obligation; Protection of Vital Needs; Settlement of Industrial Disputes

Chapter 6. Institutionalized Relations; Joint Regulation and Co-determination

Selected Bibliography

Index

 

 

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