The working-class history of Denmark

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40.000 more Danish jobs if working hours cut
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 vacation
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.