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Recent labour market policy reforms

The government's recent labour market policy reforms overall seek to reduce unemployment and improve the employment system.

This page provides a brief description of some of the recent and major reforms to the Danish labour market:

  • The Reform of the Disability Pension and Flexi-job Scheme (2012)
  • The Cash Benefit Reform (2013)
  • The Reform of the Sickness Benefit Scheme (2014)
  • The Employment Reform (2014)
  • Jobreform phase 1 - The agreement on social assistance (cash benefit) (2015)
  • Integration allowance (2015)
  • The State Reimbursement Reform (2015)
  • The Unemployment Benefit Reform (2016)
  • Agreement on a simpler employment system (2018)
Last updated: 08-09-2021