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From 1 February 2021, employers can voluntarily pay the frozen holiday funds earned in the period 1 September 2019 to 31 August 2020 to the Employees ‘Fund for Receivable Holiday Funds (Employees’ Holiday Funds). The Employees’ Holiday Funds is a fund that manages the holiday pay earned in…

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On 26 January 2020, the Government and parliamentary parties entered into an agreement on new requirements for those entering Denmark from abroad.  The new rules impose further restrictions for those who travel into Denmark

The agreement means that everyone who travels into Denmark after a stay abroad is now…

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This is the season to be jolly, or at least to spend time with the family (where permissible). In this regard we have seen an in-crease in requests from employees wishing to work from different jurisdictions than those in which they are normally employed. This article deals with…

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On 2 December 2020, the majority of political parties entered into an agreement to advance the payment of the last of frozen holiday funds. The agreement is part of a comprehensive package of initiatives that aims to stimulate consumer spending in a society that continues to be characterized…

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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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