Denmark - Tripartite agreement for the labour market integration of refugees - February 29, 2016

The government reached an agreement with the trade unions and employer representatives aimed to get refugees more quickly into the workforce. The aim of the 21-point plan is to ‘increase employment focus’ in local municipalities’ efforts to integrate refugees. The plan includes calls for better screening of refugees’ competencies, tying refugees’ housing opportunities to employment, and a ‘clear requirement that they need to work and provide for themselves and their families’.


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