Denmark - Public sector labour dispute is pending - April 30, 2018

The labour dispute in the public sector (see the March newsletter) is still going on. The trade unions, representing 180,000 state employees and around 500,000 people employed by the municipalities, are demanding an 8.2% pay rise over three years. After long negotiations, the national strike and lockout that were announced for April are postponed till May. If no agreement is reached, 10,000 municipal workers will go on strike on May 8 and a lockout of around 400,000 state employees is planned for May 12.

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