Internal restructuring
Nordjyllands amt;
Location of affected unit(s)
Frederikshavns Kommune
Public Administration And Defence
Public Administration And Defence; Compulsory Social Security
Administration Of The State And The Economic And Social Policy Of The Community
84.11 - General public administration activities

200 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
24 September 2009
Employment effect (start)
1 November 2009
Foreseen end date
30 April 2010


The second municipality in Denmark, Frederikshavn Kommune in nothern Jutland, has announced it has to turn to mass redundancies. The municipality announced on 24-09-2009 that 200 employees will be made redundant due to necessary savings in the budget. The municipality will have to save 15 million Euros. In order to protest against this measure, mentally disabled people and their relatives together with employees in the social psychiatric department went in torchlight procession to the city council meeting.Union members of HK, instead, demonstrated on the city hall square. The two largest companies in Frederikshavn, Danish Crown and MAN Diesel have also fired hundreds of employees during the last three months.


  • 24 September 2009: Avisen.dk


Eurofound (2009), Frederikshavn Kommune, Internal restructuring in Denmark, factsheet number 69646, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/69646.