Employer’s obligations

Here is information on what you are obliged to do if you post workers to Sweden.

At the page Posting, you can read about what posting is and what typical posting situations there are.

As an employer, you must:

  • report postings of workers to Sweden in the Swedish Work Environment Authority’s service Report a posting
  • comply with the Swedish rules and collective agreemeents on the working environment, discrimination, working hours, holidays, parental leave, salary and taxes.

Report a posting

Information about what you have to report in our service Report a posting

The information you report is used by the Swedish Work Environment Authority and the Swedish labour market parties to ensure workers in Sweden the working and employment conditions that they are entitled to according to Sweden’s laws and collective agreements.

Information about what rules and collective agreements you have to comply with, is at the page Posted worker's rights and obligations.

The complete Swedish rules on posting are in the following statutes:

Lag (1999:678) om utstationering av arbetstagare  (Posting of Workers Act, in Swedish), Swedish Parliament website, opens in a new window

Förordning (2017:319) om utstationering av arbetstagare
(Posting of Workers Ordinance, in Swedish), Swedish Parliament website, opens in a new window

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Last updated 2021-08-17