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The media debate surrounding sexual harassment, sexism, and cross-border behavior continues. The media debate somewhat overshadows the law and it is therefore important that employers are aware of their obligations. This article deals with how sexual harassment cases should be handled in the workplace.

Sexual harassment can have…

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On 19 November 2020, the Danish Parliament passed a bill that gives employers the right to require employees to be tested for Covid-19 and for employers to be informed of the test result. The law only applies for a limited period until 1 July 2020. …

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Employers are under obligation to report and pay into the Labor Market Holiday Fund any unused holiday pay for employees relating to the qualifying year. The report is the employer’s documentary evidence that it has settled the holiday accounts for hourly-paid employees, former salaried employees and monthly-paid employees…

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“There is no doubt that 2020 has been an unusual and challenging year. COVID-19 has had, and will continue to have, a significant impact on businesses. We have seen businesses thrive as a result of the markets they operate in, but, unfortunately, there are more companies which are…

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On 10 September 2020, the Danish Parliament passed a law on access to the implementation of temporary division of labour as part of the measures for handling COVID-19. The bill is an implementation of the tripartite agreement on a new temporary division of labour scheme in the private…

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The new Holiday Act enters into force on 1 September 2020, meaning that the interim period where holiday allowance was frozen expires and a number of new principles are introduced, including the concurrent holiday system. Below is an overview of the most important changes that the new Holiday…

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On 15 June 2020, a large political majority agreed to advance the payment of the frozen holiday funds. Yesterday, on 11 August, a bill was tabled in this regard. The bill is expected to be consid-ered with a first reading today, August 12.

The rational for the bill and…

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On 18 June 2020, the Government presented further plans for travel outside of Denmark. Under the new guidelines the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has confirmed that Denmark’s borders will reopen from 27 June 2020 to all EU and Schengen countries including the UK. However, the opening of the…

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A large majority of the parliamentary parties agree on the implementation of a summer package and a phasing out of the aid packages implemented to help Danish companies through the closure that followed Covid-19 and which continues to affect a large number of companies.

On 15 June 2020, the…

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