The temporary system about the compensation paid to the companies who send employees home with pay, will be extended from 9. July 29. august.
It is the government agreed with the social partners. It is disclosed in a press release from the ministry of Finance.
- The temporary lønkompensationsordning has had a crucial impact for the more than 200,000 Danish wage-earners.
- at the same time, it has been an important prerequisite for our society now is well prepared for the next step in the form of the recovery of the Danish economy, says finance minister, Nicolai Wammen (S) in the press release.
According to the minister, extending the get to cost the state 2.2 billion dollars. So far, the scheme has cost a bit over 9 billion dollars.
Lønkompensationsordningen has been in force since 9. march.
Through the scheme covers the state up to 90 percent of the repatriated employee's salary, to a maximum of 30,000 crowns a month.
It is a requirement that the employee is not working during the repatriation.
the Extension of the scheme means that it will stretch over industriferien, where many companies holding the office is closed.
Therefore, demands that the employees, who are covered by the scheme, to hold three weeks of vacation, where there can be compensatory.
the Requirement applies only if the employee has earned feriedagene after the act. The company may in any case not receive salary for three weeks per employee in the period.
Among the social partners, satisfaction with, be sure also to keep your hand under the companies and jobs over the summer.
- It means that we are not 'pulling the plug' to the scheme in the middle of a sommerferieperiode, where the labour market in many areas is pretty quiet, says chairman of The trade union's principal organization Lizette Vogl in a press release.
- It creates the necessary security to the employees in a very difficult time, where there is still in a period of time will be needed, that we are holding your hand during labor, she says.
For companies, which have fully closed as a result of the prohibition against keeping open, the system will be able to apply in addition to 29. august.
It currently applies, among other things, the discos.
For these companies to cease the scheme, when the prohibition against keeping open shall be repealed.
in addition to an extension of the lønkompensationsordningen is the government and the social partners also agreed to discuss a new temporary arbejdsfordelingsordning as a complement to the existing.
Arbejdsfordelingsordningen makes it possible temporarily to reduce the collectively agreed working hours in a period of time without the affected employees are being made redundant, for example, in periods with a lack of orders.