LO President comments on four-party deal

The president of the Swedish Trade Union Confederation LO, Karl-Petter Thorwaldsson, comments on the four-party deal hammered out to give the Social Democrats another term in government, fearing it will increase inequality and undermine labour relations.

LO 's Environmental and climate policy programme - An investment-led climate policy

To achieve the Paris targets, all countries must take measures and reduce their emissions to sustainable levels. The joint efforts of the global trade union movement is a crucial force for achieving this.

Swedish Riksdag adopts ILO Convention 189 – a triumph of dedicated progressive efforts

Last week, the Swedish Riksdag voted to ratify the ILO Convention No. 189 on Decent Work for Domestic Workers - a triumph for LO and all affiliates. Together with several other organisations, LO has strived unrelentingly for the ratification to become a reality. Now that this is finally happening, Sweden's legislation can be strengthened for those who work in someone's home. Thus Sweden can in a concrete way contribute to providing the most vulnarable workers in the world with decent working conditions and hence better prospects.

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