Denmark -General agreement gets an approval of almost 70% -April 17, 2012

An agreement signed by LO and the employers association DA on 18 March settling the working conditions for approximately 500,000 workers has found a clear majority of 69.2% in a ballot among the union members. The result of the ballot came out on 17 April. The agreement increases workers’ security, it includes measures to combat social dumping, better training opportunities and improved senior employee schemes. For the lower incomes annual pay increase is between 1.25 and 1.5%. The agreement runs from 1 March 2012 to 1 March 2014.

Danish:
http://www.lo.dk/Nyheder/Nyhedsarkiv/2012/04/~/media/LO/Aktuelt/Nyheder_2012 ...
http://www.lo.dk/Nyheder/Nyhedsarkiv/2012/04/OKurafstemning_HBOE.aspx

English:
http://www.lo.dk/English%20version/News/ok12.aspx
http://www.lo.dk/English%20version/~/media/LO/English/DanishLabourNewsapril12.ashx

 

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