Reservations and Declarations for Treaty No.163 - European Social Charter (revised)
Nature of declaration : Declarations, Denunciations, Derogations
Status as of 14/10/2019
SwedenDeclaration contained in the instrument of ratification deposited on 29 May 1998 - Or. Engl.
In accordance with Part III, Article A, paragraph 2, of the Charter, Sweden considers itself bound by the following Articles in Part II.
Article 1 The right to work (paragraphs 1-4, all)
Article 2 The right to just conditions of work (paragraphs 3, 5-6)
Article 3 The right to safe and healthy working conditions (paragraphs 1-3)
Article 4 The right to a fair remuneration (paragraphs 1, 3-4)
Article 5 The right to organise
Article 6 The right to bargain collectively (paragraphs 1-4, all)
Article 7 The right of children and young persons to protection (paragraphs 1-4, 7-10)
Article 8 The right of employed women to protection of maternity (paragraphs 1 and 3)
Article 9 The right to vocational guidance
Article 10 The right to vocational training (paragraphs 1-5, all)
Article 11 The right to protection of health (paragraphs 1-3, all)
Article 12 The right to social security (paragraphs 1-3)
Article 13 The right to social and medical assistance (paragraphs 1-4, all)
Article 14 The right to benefit from social welfare services (paragraphs 1-2, all)
Article 15 The right of persons with disabilities to independence, social integration and participation in the life of the community (paragraphs 1-3, all)
Article 16 The right of the family to social, legal and economic protection
Article 17 The right of children and young persons to social, legal and economic protection (paragraphs 1-2, all)
Article 18 The right to engage in a gainful occupation in the territory of other Parties (paragraphs 1-4, all)
Article 19 The right of migrant workers and their families to protection and assistance (paragraphs 1-12, all)
Article 20 The right to equal opportunities and equal treatment in matters of employment and occupation without discrimination on the grounds of sex
Article 21 The right to information and consultation
Article 22 The right to take part in the determination and improvement of the working conditions and working environment
Article 23 The right of elderly persons to social protection
Article 25 The right of workers to the protection of their claims in the event of the insolvency of their employer
Article 26 The right to dignity at work (paragraphs 1-2, all)
Article 27 The right of workers with family responsibilities to equal opportunities and equal treatment (paragraphs 1-3, all)
Article 29 The right to information and consultation in collective redundancy procedures
Article 30 The right to protection against poverty and social exclusion
Article 31 The right to housing (paragraphs 1-3, all).
Period covered: 01/07/1999 -
Articles concerned : A
Declaration contained in the instrument of ratification deposited on 29 May 1998 - Or. Engl.
Sweden considers that Preferential treatment shall not be considered as incompatible with Article E of the Charter.
Period covered: 01/07/1999 -
Articles concerned : E