State aid: Commission approves €404 million Swedish scheme to help disadvantaged workers access the labour market* The European Commission has approved, under EU State aid rules, a Swedish scheme of around €404 million (SEK 4.2 billion) to help disadvantaged workers access the labour market. The measure aims to create so-called ‘Entry Jobs' for disadvantaged and severely disadvantaged workers who are currently unemployed. The scheme also contributes to the EU's strategic objectives relating to job creation. Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager, in charge of competition policy, said: “Fighting unemployment is a top priority for the EU. This €404 million scheme will allow Sweden to
The EU Commission approves a Swedish State aid scheme worth €404M to support disadvantaged workers entering the workforce
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