EurWORK European Observatory of Working Life

  • Denmark: Latest working life developments – Q1 2018

    The risk of nationwide industrial conflict over the renewal of the public sector collective agreement is the main topic of this article. This country update reports on the latest developments in working life in Denmark in the first quarter of 2018. Labour dispute raises fears of nationwide strikes...
  • Denmark: Latest working life developments – Q4 2017

    The signing of a long-awaited tripartite agreement on adult and continuing training by the government and the social partner confederations, and modifications to the ‘Crown Smiley’ scheme are the main topics of interest in this article. This country update reports on the latest developments in...
  • Denmark: Latest working life developments – Q3 2017

    The creation of an expert group to rethink health and safety strategy, a new tool for inspecting the psychosocial working environment, and a report about the extent of atypical employment are the main topics of interest in this article. This country update reports on the latest developments in...
  • Denmark: Latest working life developments – Q2 2017

    Recommendations to position Denmark as a digital frontrunner in Europe, legislative proposals for health and safety and the terms of reference of the working environment committee are the main topics of interest in this article. This country update reports on the latest developments in working life...
  • Living and working in Denmark

    This profile describes the key characteristics of working life in Denmark. It aims to complement other EurWORK research by providing the relevant background information on the structures, institutions and relevant regulations regarding working life. This includes indicators, data and regulatory...
  • Denmark: Latest working life developments – Q1 2017

    New collective agreements providing small wage increases and improvements to education and training, taxi firm Uber’s exit from Denmark; and strengthened working environment rules are the main topics of interest in this article. This country update reports on the latest developments in working life...
  • Denmark: Social partners welcome new tripartite agreement on adult and continuing education

    The Danish government, the Danish Confederation of Trade Unions and the Confederation of Danish Employers have concluded a tripartite agreement on adult and continuing training. This follows two other important tripartite agreements, one on the better integration of refugees in the labour market...
  • Denmark: Private sector collective agreements concluded – despite difficulties

    Collective agreements concluded in March in the private sector provided for small wage increases and improvements to education and training. However, many union members voted against an agreement about systematic overtime and measures to avoid social dumping. The deals follow the pace-setting...
  • Denmark: Latest Working life developments – Q4 2016

    A new coalition government, progress on digitalisation including the establishment of a Disruption Council and new labour inspection rules following the Siemens Windpower scandal are the main topics of interest in this article. This country update reports on the latest developments in working life...
  • Denmark: Latest working life developments – Q3 2016

    A new tripartite agreement to increase the number of internships and meet future skills needs and the staged approach to tripartite discussions are the main topics of interest in this article. This country update reports on the latest developments in working life in Denmark in the third quarter of...

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