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3 things to consider when signing Byggavtalet as a foreign contractor.

3 things to consider when signing Byggavtalet as a foreign contractor.

One of the most commonly used collective bargaining agreements used in the Swedish construction sector is “Byggavtalet” or the Construction Agreement. The contract is very extensive and should make clear to the contractor all the conditions that apply in various work-related situations and how to solve them. However, the reality is that a foreign contractor…

How much does it really cost to keep a construction worker in Sweden?

How much does it really cost to keep a construction worker in Sweden?

Foreign construction contractors who have not previously dealt with collective bargaining agreements in the Swedish construction sector may underestimate the true total cost of keeping workers in Sweden. In this article, we will show exactly what types of additional costs need to be accounted for upon signing a collective bargaining agreement and what can happen…