Trade unions and unemployment funds Trade unions A fagforening is a trade union. They give advice and support to employees (for example with pay negotiations). Unemployment funds An a-kasse is the same as an unemployment insurance fund. Subsides If you are unemployed there are two types of subsidies you may be able to receive: unemployment benefits and cash benefits. 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.