Union protests having taken place in Iran during the spring have been countered by aggression by the regime. LO Sweden and the Swedish Transport Workers' Union have repeatedly protested against and condemned the summary executions, imprisonments and harassment that take place in Iran.
In March, LO met with the European Commission Chief Negotiator to discuss the on-going negotiations on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).
Only one out of four unemployed in Sweden today have access to measures aimed at strengthening competence or increasing possibilities to a new job. In a new report LO therefore demands that a special commission should be set up tasked with mapping the opportunities to increase the vocational education content of active labour market policy.