This comes after years of job cuts in Försäkringskassan, amounting to 2,500 full time positions.
And the public is not happy either. The second half of 2008 saw almost 1800 complaints, almost double the figure for the same period last year. This has led to tough criticisms of from the state’s justice ombudsman.
Union leaders now say an extra 122 million US dollars is needed to stop a major breach in Sweden’s social security system.