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Women hit as unemployment fund charges soar

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The new Swedish government has set in and they have decided about some new reforms they think can help against the problem with unemployment in Sweden. The government has decided that the monthly charges for the unemployment funds, the A-kassa, are going to increase sharply.


The idea is that people are going to pay a higher amount of the money they get when they are unemployed by themselves, especially people that have high risks job and can easy lose their job and get unemployed. The problem is that this reform is going to make the situation for women and poor people even worse and this reform can increase the gap between rich and poor people in the society. Is Sweden going away from the thoughts about a welfare state?

Women hit as unemployment fund charges soar

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