The collective agreement contains a wide range of conditions and a framework for the rights and obligations of employers and workers. Agreements may include provisions relating to working time and work, pay, overtime, etc., leave, pension and other aspects of work. They may also include rules on the working environment and dispute resolution. Different annexes and endorsements can be attached to the agreements. In general, the agreements contain both independent rules and provisions contained in Danish legislation. Example 1: A union invites its members to participate in a solidarity action by refusing to deliver goods, remove waste or perform tasks related to an employer or main employer, with which the social partners are either a union or a unit of collective agreements and, on the other hand, an individual employer. , a company or an employer organization. Section 281. All have the right to join a union freely. The law may restrict or set the exercise of this right in the armed forces or institutes or other entities under military discipline, with the exception of those rights, and sets the specific conditions for its exercise by civil servants. Freedom of association includes the right to form trade unions and join the Union of their choice, as well as the right of trade unions to form confederations and create international trade union organisations or to become members of that association.
No one should be forced to join a union.2. The right of workers to strike to defend their interests is recognized. The Law on the Exercise of this Right sets out the safeguards necessary to ensure the maintenance of essential public services. Section 371. The law guarantees the right to collective bargaining between workers and employer representatives, as well as the binding nature of the agreements.2. The right of workers and employers to take collective work action is recognized. The law governing the exercise of this right contains, without prejudice to the restrictions it may impose, the safeguards necessary to ensure the operation of essential public services. To be legal, a labour dispute requires in principle that the union concerned has a reasonable professional interest in seeking a collective agreement.
This means that the work that the union is trying to regulate through an agreement must fall within the scope of the union. Article 54 (Workers` Obligations) 1) Workers have the right to set up workers` committees to defend their interests and to ensure a democratic part of the management of their business. (2) Decisions on the establishment of workers` committees must be made by the workers concerned, who must approve the statutes of the committees and elect their members by direct secret ballot. 3. Coordinating committees can be set up to intervene more effectively in economic restructuring and guarantee guarantees for workers` interests.