Information from Competence Agencies of Sweden about legislative changes in the Agency Work Act
Since October 1, 2022, changes has been made to the Agency Work Act in Sweden. The changes entail, among other things, that a client company (definition in document) shall offer temporary agency workers (”consultants”) either permanent employment or pay compensation to the consultant when they have been working within the same operating unit for a total of 24 months during a period of 36 months.
The purpose of this document is to clarify the rules and liability that applies to any natural or legal person for whom, and under the supervision and direction of whom, a consultant works temporarily (”the client company”).
The document can be downloaded free of charge; note that changes to the document is not allowed.