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DFDS sends 600 employees home and warns of layoffs outside Denmark

DFDS sends approximately 600 employees home that will be covered by the Danish government's new aid package for companies, informs CEO Torben Carlsen to ShippingWatch. Carlsen also warns of layoffs outside of Denmark. 

DFDS, with Torben Carlsen as CEO, has asked approximately 600 employees to go home. They will be covered by the Danish government's new aid package. | Photo: DFDS

The new Danish tripartite agreement will now have a direct impact on approximately 600 of DFDS' employees that work on the company's ferry route between Denmark and Norway, who have been sent home, informs CEO Torben Carlsen in an interview with ShippingWatch.

Had the Danish government not passed the aid package, this situation would have resulted in lay offs, asserts Carlsen.

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