Denmark - Newsletter explains tripartite agreement on integration of refugees - June 30, 2016

The quarterly Newsletter of the trade union confederation LO reports on the latest developments in the labour market. In the June 2016 issue LO explains the agreement with government and employers that will help refugees with their labour market integration (see also our earlier Newsletters). The cornerstone of the agreement is the integrative vocational training program (IGU) for refugees that includes a 6 months’ in-company training and language courses. The pay is in line with the collective agreements and the employer receives a bonus for taking on trainees.

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For more information, please contact the editor Jan Cremers, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) or the communications officer at the ETUI, Willy De Backer For previous issues of the Collective bargaining newsletter please visit Since June 2013 readers can consult our archive and search through all articles in our database at www.cbnarchive.euYou may find further information on the ETUI at, and on the AIAS at

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