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Our response service
Monday to Friday 08:00–11:30
Answers to questions about
- the Work Environment Act, the Working Hours Act and our regulations
- our mission and how we work
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Moday to Friday 8:00–16:30
Call this switchboard number if you want to talk to a specific person at the Swedish Work Environment Authority.
The hotline is open after office hours and you can call this number if your case relates to serious accidents, serious incidents, deaths or stoppages by safety representatives.
Tips on grievances and reporting by employees
The Swedish Work Environment Authority’s response service receives tips about workplace grievances and employee reports.
You can also report grievances in a workplace or submit an employee report using our form.
How do I follow an ongoing case?
If you have any questions about ongoing inspection cases, please contact your inspector using their email address in the format firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can call our switchboard for all types of ongoing cases on:
Opening hours: 8.00-16.30 on weekdays (not public holidays).
The switchboard’s opening hours may vary on the day before any public holiday.
Questions about salaries, employment contracts, etc.
For questions about salaries, employment contracts, collective agreements or holiday entitlements, we refer you to the local trade unions or employers’ organisations as this is not regulated in the work environment legislation.
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Report employer violations on internal whistleblowing channels
If you would like to report violations of the provisions of the Whistleblower Act regarding the fact that an employer is failing to comply with its obligations to maintain internal channels and procedures for reporting and follow-up – whistleblowing – under the Act on special protection for workers against reprisals for whistleblowing (SFS 2021:890), please send your tip to email@example.com. Type “Report on shortcomings in internal channels” in the subject line.
For instance, your report may state that
- the employer has no internal channels for reporting grievances, i.e. whistleblowing channels
- the person appointed to deal with the whistleblowing reports is not to be regarded as independent and autonomous
- there is no written documentation describing the internal channel for reporting any grievances or how to report and follow up on grievances, or
- there are shortcomings in the accessibility of the internal reporting channels.
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What happens when you contact us?
You contact us
Please bear in mind that emails sent to the Swedish Work Environment Authority become public documents and may be disclosed if anyone requests access to them. Only in exceptional cases information in incoming emails can be subject to confidentiality.
If you choose to send an e-mail to The Swedish Work Environment Authority your e-mail will be sent further for action and response.
We make an assessment
We go through your case and decide if we can help you.
The Swedish Work Environment Authority does not handle cases regarding salaries, employment contracts, collective agreements or holiday entitlements. In those cases we refer you to the local trade unions or employers’ organisations as this is not regulated in the work environment legislation.
We will contact you
We return to you as soon as possible with an answer or decision on your matter.
Last updated 2023-10-19