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Denmark Protests People with disabilities in Copenhagen protest new cuts in municipal provisions

The new eligibility criteria for residential provisions for disabled people in the municipal area of Copenhagen have resulted in the exclusion of many disabled people from provisions for housing, day care and education.

Trade union demo Denmark Danish trade unions press for more welfare and labor-friendly policies from new government

The unions demand that the new dispensation discontinue the austerity policies of its predecessor and incorporate the aspirations of the working class in the ongoing inter-party dialogue in Copenhagen to form a new government.

Social Democrat-led bloc wins power in Denmark

Mette Frederiksen, the leader of the Social Democrats is likely to form a minority government, seeking support from various parties on a issue basis. The Social Democrats supported welfare measures but have taken an anti-immigration line

Danish workers demand fair pension reform with concrete proposal on retirement age

The current retirement age of 65 years will be increased to 67 by 2022, and it is sought to be increased by a maximum of one year every five years 2030 onward, depending on increases in average lifespan.

Sweden pilots strike Pilots walkout in strike at the Scandinavian Airlines

The pilots’ association had decided to strike over low wages and unpredictable work schedules if a deal was not arrived at by April 26

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