Eva Nordmark has been appointed as Sweden’s new employment minister in Stefan Löfven’s government reshuffle.
Henrik Ehrenberg, policy director at Unionen, Sweden’s largest trade union, says he approves of the new appointment and that she is the right person for the job.
He also hopes that Eva Nordmark will be able to convince all political parties to agree on the so-called “establishment job”, which he hopes will make it easier for newcomers to Sweden and long-term unemployed find work.
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