Sweden today is very much a service-orientated society. Nearly 75 percent of the economically active population works with the provision of services, either in private companies or the public sector. The private service sector has created the majority of new jobs since the mid-1990s.

Sweden today is very much a service-orientated society. Nearly 75 percent of the economically active population works with the provision of services, either in private companies or the public sector. The private service sector has created the majority of new jobs since the mid-1990s.

Almega is an organisation that supports service companies in Sweden. The association has 10,000 member companies employing some 500,000 people. We spearhead development for our member companies in all matters regarding employer-staff relations, and in public policy issues.

Almega offers expertise in negotiations, pay determination and contracts, working environment, labour law, insurance, skill development and equality/discrimination. Our senior economic analyst keeps track of the service sector and offers analyses and forecasts. Public affairs experts seensure that the interests of Almega's members and the service sector remain in focus for politicians and policymakers. Almega’s associations are part of the Confederation of Swedish Enterprise.

Almega works closely with member companies via offices throughout Sweden. We create added value for our members through advice, personal contact with our experts, our extensive network and public affairs experts. Almega also offers continuous information on news and events in the labour market. Almega consists of seven employer and brand associations, representing various service industries and focusing on key issues in each industry.

Seven employer and sector associations form Almega

Swedish IT and Telecom Industries
• Almega Samhall Employers Association
• Almega Service Associations
• Almega Service Employers Association
• Media Industries Employers Association
• Association of Private Care Providers
Swedish Staffing Agencies

Almega throughout Sweden

• Almega North, with offices in Luleå, Skellefteå and Umeå
• Almega Central, with offices in Linköping and Örebro
• Almega West, with offices in Göteborg
• Almega South, with offices in Malmö and Växjö

Our negotiators throughout Sweden are experts at employer issues. With their expert knowledge of local market conditions and close relations with union counterparts they provide our members with professional guidance.

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