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If the U.K. can’t guarantee European Union citizens now working there that their lives will be unaffected by Brexit, then those people should look for jobs in Denmark.
The Confederation of Danish Industry, which represents about 10,000 corporations, says now is the time to try to attract that demographic to the Scandinavian country and help deal with a severe labor shortage.
“We can use a lot of the EU citizens currently working in the U.K.,” Steen Nielsen, chief of labor policy at the Copenhagen-based confederation, said in a phone interview. “It’s pretty unclear what’s going to happen — the Brits don’t yet know what rules they’ll apply” to EU workers, he said.
U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May has tried to reassure European citizens in Britain that they will still be welcome in the country after it leaves the …