02. juli 2014
With 275,000 members, HK is Denmark’s largest union for salaried employees. Our members work within the retail sector and as administrative staff within both the public and the private sectors.
HK negotiates our members’ salary and employment conditions through agreements, offers legal assistance and advises our members on their working conditions.
Join HK and the unemployment insurance fund
You can join if you work within the HK area of employment.
Call us on 70 11 45 45
Use our online form (only in Danish)
Use our form in English – print and send to:
0900 København C
Good reasons for joining HK
Advice and helpIf you need help or advice regarding your employment conditions you can always contact your local branch. Our staff are specialists within your area of work and, if necessary, you have access to expert legal aid.
Profession and careerOur labour market is under constant development. As a member of our union you will get advice about career and education. You can join a number of professional HK communities. HK.DK hosts hundreds of digital networks where members share their experiences.
Agreement and contractA collective agreement will secure a rule set regarding salary, pension, time-off at child’s first day of sickness, 6th holiday week, salaried maternity leave, the right to further training and many other benefits. HK is responsible for the agreement within your profession. If you are not covered by an agreement we will advise you on your employment contract.
Help with your salary negotiationCheck our salary statistics. Are you being paid enough? And if you are looking for a new job prepare yourself by contacting HK to check the salary level.
We will help you find a new jobIf you lose your job, HK KvikStart will help you within 24 hours to embark upon your job search.
HK Unemployment Insurance Fund (A-kasse)The HK A-kasse will secure your right to unemployment benefits (if you are entitled). We will also help you move forward. We know your area of employment and your employment possibilities. 40% of our unemployed members have moved ahead within three months. Read more about unemployment insurance.
HK’s size enables us to offer our members a number of discounts and special offers, from insurance to holiday travel to cultural events. Your “Forbrugsforening” card will give you a discount in more than 4,600 shops across the country. If you take advantage of these possibilities, you can save so much money that it actually pays for your HK membership.