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With our longstanding expertise you get a foundation which ensures that you can focus on managing your employees without legal challenges

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.

Executives and Age Discrimination

The European Court of Justice has considered a preliminary question from the Eastern High Court, on whether board members are also protected by the prohibition against discrimination on grounds of age.

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 and majority in the Danish parliament agree on earmarked parental leave

The European Union Directive of 2019 on work life balance was adopted on 29 June 2021, which amongst other things provides for 9 weeks of earmarked parental leave. The work  life balance Directive must be implemented in the individual member states no later than 2 August 2022. On 26 October 2021  the Government, together with a broad majority of the political parties, entered into an agreement on the implementation of the directive into national law. 

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.