the Ability to change the semesterdagstillägg against the available days are already in about half of Sweden’s municipalities. Now has the trade union Vision and the municipality of Linköping has signed a local collective agreement provides the union members with the opportunity to change the supplement to extra free days. Members under the age of 40 can switch semesterdagstillägget to 5 extra days leave, and those over 40 years are given 6 days leave.
– Semesterdagsväxling is a long awaited favor among our members. Stress in the workplace increases, therefore, is the ability to more holidays important to create a sustainable work environment, ” says Britt-Marie Sandström is chairman of the Vision Linköping, sweden in a press release.
the Agreement covers all the members in Vision are employed by the municipality of Linköping and shall enter into force on 1 January 2017.