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Original name: Lag (2016:749) om särskilt skydd mot repressalier för arbetstagare som slår larm om allvarliga missförhållanden.
Name: Act (2016:749) on special protection against reprisals for workers who report serious irregularities.
Country: Sweden
Subject(s): Conditions of employment
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2016-06-16
Entry into force:
ISN: SWE-2016-L-107108
Bibliography: Act online in Swedish, Basic Text Act online in Swedish, Basic Text Regeringskansliets rättsdatabaser, Notisum AB,, Sweden, 5 pp. PDF in Swedish PDF in Swedish (consulted on 2018-09-07)
Abstract/Citation: Provides for regulations concerning special protection against reprisals for workers reporting on serious irregularities in the employer's business. The act does not restrict the protection that may apply for other reasons.

Contains 11 articles and 11 sections concerning, inter alia:

Section 1: Scope of the act.
Section 2: Agreement invalidity.
Section 3: What the law protects against.
Section 4: Different ways to report.
Section 5: To report internally.
Section 6: To report to employee organizations.
Section 7: To report externally.
Section 8: Exceptions from protection in case of crime.
Section 9: Damage.
Section 10: Burden of proof.
Section 11: Trial.
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