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Name: Act on Measures against Discrimination in Working Life on Grounds of Ethnic Origin, Religion or other Belief (1999:130).
Country: Sweden
Subject(s): Non-discrimination
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1999-03-11
Entry into force:
Published on: Svensk Författningssamling, 1999-03-23, Vol. 4, No. 130, pp. 1-7, ISSN: 1403-8889
Unofficial English Translation (DOC.NORMES)
ISN: SWE-1999-L-54012
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=54012&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Svensk Författningssamling, 1999-03-23, Vol. 4, No. 130, pp. 1-7, ISSN: 1403-8889
Unofficial English Translation (DOC.NORMES)
English translation (including amendments up to 2000:762) English translation (including amendments up to 2000:762) Government Offices of Sweden, Sweden (consulted on 2004-08-30)
Abstract/Citation: Contains 43 sections covering, inter alia, objectives (promotion of equal rights notwithstanding ethnic differences), definitions (of ethnic belonging and ethnic persecution), measures to adopt by employers to promote ethnic plurality, prohibition against ethnic discrimination in working life (list of types of discrimination), duty to investigate and adopt measures against persecution, consequences of ethnic discrimination (nullity of agreements, compensation for damages), supervision (appointment of Ombudsman and of Council against discrimination, rules governing their activities) and rules of procedure.
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