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Migrant women in the Swedish labor market

Christina Jonung

Migrant women in the Swedish labor market

report to OECD on the integration of migrant women into the Labor market

by Christina Jonung

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Published by Liber Förlag/Allmänna förlaget in Stockholm .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women -- Employment -- Sweden,
  • Alien labor -- Sweden,
  • Sweden -- Emigration and immigration

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 72-74.

    StatementChristina Jonung.
    SeriesReport -- no. 3, Rapport (Expertgruppen för invandringsforskning (Sweden)) -- no. 3
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD1673 J65 1983
    The Physical Object
    Pagination74 p. :
    Number of Pages74
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19022806M
    ISBN 109138070871


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The fact that migrant women do not, by and large, participate in the labour market to the same extent as either migrant men or women nationals illustrates the “double disadvantage” which they face: they participate less then men, but also less than their national counterparts in the.

Many of Sweden's immigrants are refugees who lack the skills and education to gain employment soon after they arrive. Over time, however, newcomers to Sweden have improved their employment rates, displayed income growth similar to natives, and moved from low- to middle-skilled positions.

This report assesses how new immigrants—refugees, labor migrants, and. 2 1. Objectives and description of the seminar 1. This two-day seminar is jointly organised by the European Commission and the OECD. The aim of the seminar is to gain a better understanding of migrant women’s position in the labour market and the.

Cite this chapter as: Knocke W. () The Labour Market for Immigrant Women in Sweden: Marginalised Women in Low-valued Jobs. In: Wrench J., Rea A., Ouali N. (eds) Migrants, Ethnic Minorities and the Labour by: Labor-market status, migrant status and first childbearing in Sweden Labor Force Survey data on employment characteristics and register data on demographic outcomes to investigate how the labor market status and stability of employment are associated with the first birth behavior of women and men, and of Swedish- and foreign-born people.

68 Labor Migration from Third Countries to Swedish Low-wage Jobs Frödin & Kjellberg also characterized by rates of unionization far below the Swedish average, which may further restrict the prospects of trade unions to control the employment conditions of labor migrants.

Our second hypothesis for explaining why so many labor migrants from non-EU/Cited by: 2. The chapter discusses the fundamental tension in high-income countries’ labour immigration policies between the objectives of expanding employers’ access to migrant workers on the one hand, and protecting the employment prospects and conditions of domestic workers on the other.

Working from the commonplace normative premise that ‘local’ workers (however defined) Author: Martin Ruhs. 2 IPPR Migrant employment outcomes in European labour markets. In discussing employment outcomes for migrants we consider the interactions of a complex set of dynamics that arise from issues related to gender, discrimination, migration routes, labour market structures, employment rights and professional and social networks.

crisis struck immigrants already present and employed disproportionately. The re-integration of immigrants into the ranks of the employed was rendered all the more difficult by the fact that some two-thirds of jobs, in the Swedish labour market appear to be filled through informal methods 4.

factors related to labor market restructuring, supply factors related to the qualifications of newly arrived migrants, discrimination in the Swedish labor market, and deficiencies in Swedish immigrant integration policies (for an overview of the literature on immigrants’ integration into the Swedish labor market, see Schröder ).

Women in the Labour Market. At 78%, the rate of participation in the Labour force among Swedish women is high in comparison to the EU average of %. Almost half of the Swedish labour force are women. In Sweden the unemployment rate for women is lower than that for men; in April it was 10% for women and % for men.

gap in the Swedish labor market to under 10 to 20 % points. Our study is also in the tradition of analyzing large sets of data from Swedish registers. Different from Akay (), we focus on the importance of age at immigration and analyze the period until first having gained a foothold in the Swedish labor market.2 Are-Cited by: 7.

Finding the way: A discussion of the Swedish migrant integration system © OECD 4 IMD Sweden’s foreign-born population has been growing for many decades.

Despite the Swedish economy doing well, youth unemployment hovers around 17 percent, as many Swedish companies struggle to find the labor force with the right attitude. The solution used by the Staga company is to pass on young men of Swedish descent in.

The labor market impact of refugee immigration in Sweden – Joakim Ruist Working Paper The structure of the Swedish labor market, with highly centralized wage-setting, which in many cases act as migrant gateways to other parts of the EU, received as many applications as Sweden or more, if the numbers are divided by.

Women Migrant Workers puts forward a compelling case for the immediate reform of immigration and employment laws and policies in receiving nations so that women migrant workers from the global south employed in so-called low-skilled, low-waged occupations or undocumented workers are not subject to discrimination and marginalization.

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Initial labor market conditions and immigrant earnings”, Åslund & Rooth, (EJ, forthcoming) The Swedish refugee dispersal policy • (formally until ) • Some policies have not facilitated labor market integration • Early labor market entry important – Reception policies matter.

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This paper analyses how age at immigration to Sweden and getting a first foothold in the labor market is related. We estimate hazard rate models using registry data on all persons who arrived in each of the years,and The results show that the number of years taken to get a foothold in the Swedish labor market increases rapidly by age among Cited by: 7.

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The panel dataAuthor: Paula Durán Salvatierra, Saana Ollila. Second IZA Workshop: EU Enlargement and the Labor Market SeptemberBonn Migrants from Eastern Europe in the Swedish Labour Market1 Eskil Wadensjö2 People migrate across borders for different reasons, economic and as well as others.

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Labor lawyers have tended to regard migration law as generally speaking outside their purview, and migration lawyers have somewhat similarly tended to neglect labor law. This book is the final output of a research project –Protecting labour migrants in the Netherlands: past, present and in the futurethat allowed us to collaborate with the selected contributors to this volume.¹ Together, we dive into the position of low-waged migrant workers from within the EU, possibly working under worse labour conditions than nationals, or under the level of their.

The programme is the first of its kind in Sweden and is currently carried out in ten municipalities across Gävleborg. The Labour Market Training courses amount to 25 hours per week and are taken in addition to the required 15 hours of Swedish.

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