The distribution of working time scheme will make it possible to temporarily reduce working time in accordance with the collective agreement for a period of time, and thereby avoid dismissal of the affected employees, for example during times of declining orders.
The breakout of coronavirus places Danish employees and businesses in a difficult situation. When hotel rooms are vacant or when manufacturing companies cannot get components because of the coronavirus, companies are facing revenue shortfalls at a time when they still have to pay their bills. The Government has therefore concluded a tripartite agreement on an employee package which is to protect Danish jobs and ensure that employees get paid as normal.
The Government, the Liberal Party, the People’s Party, the Social-Liberal Party, the Socialist People's Party, the Red-Green Alliance, the Conservative People’s Party, Liberal Alliance and the Alternative agree that it is important to take concerted action on a large scale in order to mitigate the consequences of COVID-19 on the Danish society