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- 40.000 more Danish jobs if working hours
- By Anders Fenger, Dagbladet Arbejderen (The Daily
Worker), 21 January 1998. Struggles in France and Italy for
the 35-hour week are encouraging Danish trade unionists to
address the same issue. Inspired by the efforts of workers
there, a Danish trade union has conducted a study which
reveals that the move to a 35-hour work week would create
40,000 new jobs in Denmark.
- Danish workers bargain for sixth week of
- 32 Hours news service, 17 Februrary 2000. Bargaining
between the Confederation of Danish Industries and the
Central Organization of Industrial Employees in Denmark
concluded in late January, nearly 3 weeks ahead of the
deadline. The highlight of the deal is an additional 5 days
of paid vacation, bringing the total entitlement for
industrial workers up to six weeks.