Denmark - Traineeships and subsidised jobs for refugees - January 01, 2017

Get more newly arrived refugees into jobs, and as quickly as possible after their arrival. That is what the government and the social partners have agreed, and as a result they have expanded the number of measures which give financial support to private or public companies which take on refugees as workers. Both public and private companies often use traineeships, a publicly funded measure, as a way to give refugees an introduction to the workplace. And if the internship goes well, some companies choose to use wage subsidised jobs as a way of keeping the refugee in the workplace for a longer period of time.

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