Did termination of a recruitment process due to the female applicant’s refusal, for religious reasons, to shake hands with the male manager during a job interview constitute indirect discrimination?
Does the use of a requirement that, for a person to be eligible for inclusion in a job pool or access to a temporary job, he or she must have a separate main employment, constitute direct or indirect discrimination when applied to a person with a sickness benefit of 50% related to a disability?
Inadequate accessibility even outside of working life is a form of discrimination in Sweden. LW was refused access to a bus due to his wheelchair. The Equality Ombudsman did not take the case to court so LW turned to an NGO. The NGO took the case to court and won. This is one of the first cases where an NGO took on the full legal risks of enforcing the law
The number of days not transferable between parents is increased from 60 to 90 in order to make the use of the parental benefit scheme more equal between the sexes, i.e. make fathers use more of the available days.