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Agreement on renewal of collective agreements in the industrial sector

On Sunday 19 February 2023, the Confederation of Danish Industry (DI) and CO-industri agreed on a two-year renewal of the collective bargaining agreements in the industrial sector. The agreement is a breakthrough, which forms the basis for the forthcoming negotiations on collective bargaining agreements in the rest of the private labour market.

Great Prayer Day abolished from 2024

The Danish Parliament has approved the abolition of the great prayer day from 2024. This means that the former public holiday will now become a normal working day. In this article we discuss the impact on this for employers and employees.

Conclusion of construction agreements has significant impact for foreign employees

The Confederation of Danish Industry and 3F Byggegruppen have concluded negotiations and reached settlement on a 2-year agreement. Agreement was reached on 7 March 2023, covering the Building and Construction Agreement, the Building Agreement, the Masonry and Masonry Workers’ Agreement, the Floor Agreement and the Industrial Agreement and applies to all employees in the construction sector.

Employment Law- what to expect in 2023

Mette Klingsten Law Firm wishes you a happy new year. As the festivities end and the new year commences, we have summarised below, the pending and developing key areas of HR and labour law that you should be aware of heading into 2023.

Mette Klingsten ranked by Chambers Europe og Legal 500

We are pleased to announced that Mette Klingsten has, once again, been ranked as one of the leading individuals within employment in Denmark by Legal 500 EMEA 2022. Mette Klingsten is included in this year’s leading individual list along with 5 other lawyers.

Diversity Month 2023

Together with our European network – Ellint – this month we have focused on diversity.

All Ellint colleagues have contributed a short statement about what diversity means to them.

WhistleSafe - your whistleblowing solution

WhistleSafe is a whistleblowing solution that is based on a high level of IT security and many years of experience in the legal processing of reports regarding, among other things, sexual harassment, other serious harassment, fraud and embezzlement, and which ensures confidentiality, protection of personal data and a thorough and effective screening and processing of alerts.

The government’s legislative program for the parliamentary year 2022/2023

On 5 October 2022, the Government presented the legislative program for the parliamentary year 2022/2023, which included several changes to employment law provisions. The employment legislative program includes changes to rules for employers providing housing to employees, amendments to the Act on the Labour Market Fund for Posted Workers, and a proposed bill on employment certificates and certain working conditions.