"LO warns that the future avtalsrörelser can become unruly after the parties' agreement to investigate the changes in the labour law."
"Chairman Karl-Petter Thorwaldsson criticising the forthcoming tax cuts and draws parallels to the Yellow västarnas protests in France."
"– If one continues to increase the gap in Sweden, there is nothing that says not to, we would also get more social divisions in Sweden in the long term, it is just to look at what has happened in France in the autumn, with immense popular anger, " says Thorwaldsson."
"TT: Can LO come to put into action?"
"– Yes, it is. LO will always make sure their members 'security, and their members' wages first and foremost. We will not sit still, and say that it is okay to only those who are rich and with a good income will be better, " he says."
"– I shall not in any way threaten with strike, it is not at all my purpose, but it can be noisier in the negotiations with such a skewed distribution policy."
"Karl-Petter Thorwaldsson is critical to the unions and employers to agree on changes in the labour law, while the issue will be investigated in parallel, because there is a risk that the parties will be looking at the liquidator's proposal."
"– Then it may be an imbalance in trying to get to a constructive agreement that benefits all. Where I think they may have underestimated the problem with the agreement, " he says."
"Karl-Petter Thorwaldsson lifts, however, several benefits of the settlement – as bets on the municipalities and county councils, infrastructure and housing. He is also positive that Sweden will not get a M-KD-government with the support of the SD."
" I think that it may arouse considerable attention in the outside world, in Sweden, we chose, in spite of everything to not give them influence over government policy. In many countries, in Scandinavia, in many countries in Europe, the bourgeois accepted the xenophobic parties. In turn, this means that we get an increasingly extreme policies in the countries where the xenophobic."
"the Building, which is one of LO's affiliated unions, wrote in a press release that the settlement is a slap in the face of Sweden's wage-earners and the trade union movement, and that the federation will not sit still in the boat."