Foreign workers in Denmark

Working in Denmark

This page is for you who are working, or want to work, in Varde or Billund municipality.


In Denmark the majority of workers is members of a trade union. Union density is one of the highest in the world. Your Danish colleagues expect you to be a member of a union. The largest trade union in Denmark is 3F (United Federation of Danish Workers).

If you do not join 3F when you gain employment in Denmark, then you could risk being cheated and being underpaid.

On this page we have gathered information that may be important to you, and if you have more questions, please feel free to contact us at 3F Varde-Billund.

Below you can download three pdf files, which tell more about the work and to be organized in Denmark.

You can also read more about 3F and laws and authorities in the links below: