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The Ministry of Employment

The Ministry of Employment works towards a healthy, dynamic and secure labour market with as many as possible in job.  We are responsible for measures in relation to all groups of employed and unemployed persons, i.e. unemployed persons on social assistance as well as unemployed persons receiving unemployment benefits.

The Minister

Peter Hummelgaard is the Minister for Employment and Minister for Equal Opportunities.

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What does Brexit mean for your rights to social benefits as a British citizen?

The short answer is – nothing.

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International cooperation

The Ministry of Employment cooperates with a number of international organizations such as EU, ILO and Nordic Council of Ministers.

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Residence and work

The rules regarding residence and work in Denmark vary according to country of origin.

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The Danish labour market

The Danish labour market is known for its high job mobility and high-quality working conditions.

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