Holiday, parental leave and illness Holiday The Danes have on average 5-6 weeks holiday and vacation each year. Parental leave Learn more about offers for pregnant women in Copenhagen, and about maternity and paternity leave. Illness What to do if you, your child or a family member falls ill. Job search and career Useful information and support for finding a job in Copenhagen and in Denmark. Trade unions and unemployment funds Find out more about how trade unions and unemployment funds might help you if you become unemployed. Salary, pension and taxes Find more information on salaries, pension schemes and the Danish tax system. Holiday, parental leave and illness As a resident in Denmark you might be entitled to holidays, maternity leave, antenatal classes, etc. Cross-border commuters Find out more about what it means to be a cross-border commuter working in Copenhagen.