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Will Lex Laval work?

On 9 September the Swedish Building Workers' Union (Byggnads) took industrial action against a Lithuanian company building a school in Höllviken in Southern Sweden. The union demanded the company paid its Lithuanian workers according Swedish salary agreements. Are we heading towards a new Laval ruling?

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National pride gave Icelanders tunnel-vision

National pride gave Icelanders tunnel-vision

Icelanders help each other out in bad times. But when it comes to a man-made crisis they don't really know how to act.

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The Laval case, act III – Sweden's Labour Court rules union must pay high damages

The Labour Court judgment is important in principle and very controversial. For the first time in EU history a trade union is made to pay damages after industrial action contrary to EU-law.

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