About Employment Region Northern Jutland
The Employment Region Northern Jutland is one of four regional employment authorities within the Danish National Labour Market Authority under the Ministry of Employment. The four employment regions cover the entire Denmark.
Geographically the Employment Region Northern Jutland covers the northern part of the peninsula of Jutland (including the following municipalities: Frederikshavn, Hjørring, Brønderslev, Jammerbugt, Aalborg, Thisted, Morsø, Vesthimmerland, Rebild and Mariagerfjord).
The Minister of Employment appoints the Director of The Employment Region. The present Director of Employment Region Northern Jutland is Mr. Karsten Simensen.
To assist the Director in managing the Employment Region the Minister appoints a Regional Employment Council. The council consists of 21 members representing trade unions, employer' organisations, municipalities and various organisations.The council also serves as an advisor for the Minister.
Annually, the Employment Region and the Regional Employment Council enter into a contract with the Minister for Employment. The contract includes objectives and result requirements for the labour market policy in the years to come. The Employment Region of Northern Jutland has got a total of 10 job centres. The job centres are run by the local municipalities.
The main responsibilities of the Employment Region are:
- Supporting and ensuring the good performance of the job centres
- Dialogue based follow up on the performance and outcomes of the jobcentres
- Monitoring and analysing the development on the regional labour market.
- Providing labour market information about the regional labour market to politicians, municipalities, organisations, private providers and other decisionmakers
- The secretariat function of the Regional Employment Council
- Residence permits and work permits, mass lay off’s in major companies and enterprises etc.
Other administrative assignments:
- Administrates the regional appropriation for bottlenecks (Insufficient supply of labour within certain lines of business)
- Administrates other regional appropriations
- Gives statements to the Danish Prison and Probation Service establishing places for community service
- Gives statements to The Danish Immigration Service concerning residence permits for foreign citizens seeking employment in Denmark
- Decides whether conditions for additional employment are met when private companies with no collective agreements hire people for subsidized jobs.
The Ministry of Employment has the overall responsibility for measures in relation to all groups of unemployed persons, i.e. both unemployed persons on social assistance as well as unemployed persons receiving
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