Denmark

Trade union demo Denmark

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.

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

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

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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