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Sweden: Measures to support short-term work (COVID-19)

Sweden: Measures to support short-term work (COVID-19)

The government introduced various proposals and measures to mitigate the economic effects of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.


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For instance, there are measures intended to support “short-time work” including updated rules on short-term work, provisions concerning value transfers or dividends related to short-time work allowances, and a proposal to increase the support for short-term work with a clarification of the requirement “serious financial difficulties.”

Read a June 2020 report [PDF 181 KB] prepared by the KPMG member firm in Sweden

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