Political praise for pay cut

September 4th, 2013

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A pending agreement between slaughterhouse workers at a Danish Crown plant in the town of Horsens that would see employees accept pay cuts in order to keep their jobs is being lauded by the business and economy minister as a model for other employees in the same situation.

Henrik Sass Larsen (Socialdemokraterne) said the agreement, which calls for Danish Crown to reinvest the reduced wages into pig farming, should serve as inspiration for other manufacturing companies facing the same problems with higher wages and lower productivity than foreign competitors. 



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