Mikael Sjöberg, director general of the Swedish Public Employment Service, will not have his contract renewed for a further three years when it expires in March 2020
Earlier this year, Employment Minister Ylva Johansson openly criticised Sjöberg’s plans to close around half of the agency’s job centres, but she says this has not affected her decision.
A new director general is required, one that can be in post six years in order to realise the major reform the agency is facing, according to the minister.
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