Denmark - Negotiations for central industry agreement started - January 31, 2017

The trade unions that cooperate in the association Central Organisation of Industrial Employees (CO-Industri) have opened the negotiations for a new agreement with employers’ organisation Dansk Industri. The old agreement, running from 2014 to 2017, will expire as of 1 March 2017. The central agreement applies to some 230,000 industrial workers in around 6000 companies. This overall framework of collective bargaining is supplemented by local agreements, negotiated by the parties at the enterprises.

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