Denmark -New collective agreement in IT streamlines the minimum wage -March 5, 2012

The Dansk Erhverv Arbejdsgiver employers' organisation and the HK Privat union signed, on 5 March, an agreement renewing the IT collective agreement (IT overenskomst). The duration is two years and the agreement is valid from 1 March 2012. Wages will increase as of 1 March 2012 and 2013 with 2.25%. The age to enter into the pension system will be lowered from 20 to 18 years. The system of two existing minimum wages rates (for professionals and for skilled work) will end and as of 1 March 2013 young workers will receive the same minimum wage (of 9,782 DK or 1315), regardless of the nature of their work.

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