The Confederation of Danish Employers (DA), founded in 1896, is a non-profit organisation funded by subscriptions from member organisations.
DA represents 14 employers’ organisations with a membership of more than 28,000 Danish private companies in manufacturing, retail, transport, services and construction.
DA's main activities are the following:
DA’s objective is to influence national, regional and international policy-makers in order to increase the competitiveness of Danish companies and their access to a skilled labour force.
Over the past 15-20 years, DA has through collective bargaining agreements and support for political labour market reforms contributed to developing flexicurity. As a precondition for competitive Danish companies in a global world, DA continuously works to further develop a flexicurity 2nd generation.