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Denmark

Last updated on 1.7.2019
View all currencies in Danish krone (DKK)

Minimum gross wage

119,6 DKK per hour age 18 and above
88,15 DKK per hour age 17
62,95 DKK per hour age 16
50,35 DKK per hour age 15

Salary per category

Unskilled

119,6 DKK per hour

Skilled

125,9 DKK per hour

Daily

7,5 hours per day

Weekly

37 hours per week

Overtime

8 hours per week

Breaks

Lunch

30 minutes to 1 hour
Part of standard working time
Not paid

Special conditions

In general, regulated by law, but employees who perform particularly dirty work are entitled to claim an allowance according to the collective agreement.

Within Denmark

Meal allowance

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If work is performed at workplaces far from
the company’s domicile and the company deems it necessary for
the employees to have overnight accommodation at the place of
work, a local agreement must be made with respect to the type of
transport, board and lodging, working hours and expected duration
of the work.

Overtime

First 3 hours : 50 % of salary per hour
Over 3 hours : 100 % of salary per hour

Evening work

Allowed
From 18:00 to 22:00

Night work

Allowed
22:00 to 06:00

Working on Saturdays

Allowed
100 % of salary per hour

Working on Sundays

Allowed
100 % of salary per hour

Working on public holidays

Mandatory upon agreement
Allowed
100 % of salary per hour

Shift work

Allowed
Negotiated

Hazardous work

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Each employee’s remuneration shall be agreed individually between
the company and the employee without interference from the
organisations this includes hazardous work.

Standby pay

Not applicable

Annual holidays allowance

Applicable
12,5 % of gross salary

13th month

Not applicable

14th month

Not applicable

Additional wage components

Not applicable

Other

Minimum pay 124,15 DKK per hour

Number of holidays

25 days per year

Public holidays

12 days -2018
01.01.2018
29.03.2018 30.03.2018
01.04.2018 02.04.2018
27.04.2018
10.05.2018 20.05.2018 21.05.2018
05.06.2018
25.12.2018 26.12.2018

Additional social security insurance

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To receive an unemployment benefit you must be member of an unemployment insurance fund which deducts a fee from the wage

Income tax

38 to 60 %
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Personal income tax is deducted according to salary size.

Additional pension funds

4 % of gross salary

Sickness/illness

First 4 weeks : 145 DKK per hour notify the employer

Work injuries/accidents

First 8 weeks 145 DKK per hour notify the employer

Info Contacts

BAT-kartellet

Kampmannsgade 4
1790 København V
You can contact us in the following languages
Bulgarian, Danish, English, German

Byggegruppen

You can contact us in the following languages
Danish, English

Polish speaking consultant and interpreter

T. +45 25 47 21 89
You can contact us in the following languages
Danish, English, Polish

Polish speaking consultant and interpreter

T. +45 25 47 21 90
You can contact us in the following languages
Danish, English, Polish

Polish speaking consultant and interpreter

T. +45 23 45 75 34
You can contact us in the following languages
Danish, English, Polish