Sweden - LO launches campaign to tackle growing inequality - November 30, 2018

F Trade Union Confederation LO presented a redistribution program with proposals for measures that will help the country combat inequality. LO points out that income differentials have continued to increase in recent decades and that the country has fallen from the top of the list of the most equal countries in the OECD to the tenth place. The following 6 points are the focus of the redistribution program: 1. Set a goal for equality 2. Fairer taxation of capital income 3. Determine unfair differences between city and country 4. Unemployment and health insurance need to be improved 5. A pension to live on 6. Provide support that provides reasonable living conditions. 

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