Termination of employment

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Employment may be terminated for a variety of reasons. Termination notice periods are regulated by various agreements and regulations.

Termination by the employee

The notice period is regulated through Villkorsavtalet.

  • The notice period for employment up to a maximum of one year is one month.
  • The notice period for employment for more than a year is two months.

Use this form to terminate your employment.

Termination by the employer

The notice period is regulated through Villkorsavtalet.

  • The notice period for dismissal from employment for a maximum of one year is one month.
  • The notice period for dismissal from employment for more than a year is three months.

In the event of shortage of work, the terms of notice are regulated by Omställningsavtalet (employment adaption agreement). Terms of notice are longer than those regulated through Villkorsavtalet and the Employment Protection Act (LAS).

For more information, visit Adaption.

Fixed-term employment

An employee who holds a fixed-term (temporary) position that is terminated must receive written notice no later than one month before the termination date provided that the employee has been employed for more than 12 months in the last three years.  

Termination due to sickness

Employment is terminated if the Swedish Social Insurance Agency (Försäkringskassan) has granted full-time disability pension. The employee shall contact pension administrators and apply to SPV for sickness benefits/disability and submit a written notice of resignation.

Pension

Pension age is flexible. An employee can choose to work up until the age of 67. For more information, see Pension.

Termination due to death

Notify the payroll administrator responsible for further handling.

Contact

HR-specialist

Jenny Wärnlund

Phone: +46-(0)8-524 866 36
Organizational unit: Negotiation unit
E-mail: jenny.warnlund@ki.se

HR-specialist

Åsa Agréus

Phone: +46-(0)8-524 865 77
Organizational unit: Negotiation unit
E-mail: asa.agreus@ki.se