Insights | February 27, 2023

Veto by the trade union? Avoid consultation traps when engaging external personnel

In the February episode of Hire & Fire, our employment law experts discuss employers' obligation to consult with the trade union before engaging external personnel.

Are employers required to consult the trade union prior to engaging external personnel? Can the trade union really veto the employer’s decision and, if so, under what conditions? Does the consultation requirement also apply further down the line, when the subcontractor engages a subcontractor?

In the light of a recent judgement, AD 2022 nr 59, our employment law experts Peder Boström and Elin Osbeck analyze the outcome and discuss what employers must – and should – do.

You can find the episode below and in your favorite podcast listening app. Please note that the podcast is in Swedish.