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Name: Act (2009:1439) to amend the Annual Leave Act (1977:480).
Country: Sweden
Subject(s): Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2009-12-03
Entry into force:
Published on: Fritzes författningssamling, 2009, Vecka 51, No. 28, 10 pp., ISSN: 1403-8889
ISN: SWE-2009-L-84376
Bibliography: Fritzes författningssamling, 2009, Vecka 51, No. 28, 10 pp., ISSN: 1403-8889
Act online in Swedish Act online in Swedish Regeringens rättsdatabaser, Notisum AB,, Sweden, 10 pp. PDF PDF (consulted on 2010-08-11)
Abstract/Citation: Repeals art. 23, 27 and the section immediately before art. 4. Amends the following articles:
Art. 1 concerning the right to paid leave.
Art. 2 concerning collective bargaining in relation to paid leave.
Art. 3-9 concerning the definition, scope and details of paid and unpaid leave.
Art. 10-17 concerning the rules for when leave can be taken and paid leave regulations in exceptional cases and in cases of absence.
Art. 18-30a concerning the saving of leave days and the details for financial compensation as an alternative to annual leave.
Art. 30b-31 concerning the right to paid leave in cases where an employee is transferred to a new employer in cases of corporate take-overs, mergers etc., including as a consequence of bankruptcy of the previous employer.
Art. 33 concerning the deadline for employees to voice claims for annual leave.
Included in the above-mentioned amendments is the introduction of the following new articles: 2 a, 3 a, 12 a, 12 b, 16 a, 16 b, 17 a, 17 b, 26 a, 29 a, 30 a and 30 b.
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