The members of Ellint have conducted an overview of the implementation of the EU Whistleblower Directive in a number of countries, namely: Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Poland, Romania and Spain. In addition, Ellint has also looked at the current protections of whistleblowers in…Read more
The Whistleblower Protection Act (the “Act”) was passed on 24 June 2021, meaning that companies with more than 49 employees are now obliged to establish a whistleblower scheme. The passing of the Act was delayed, due to a several objections being raised during the consultation period. The main…Read more
Facebook, like other social media platforms, allows companies to target job advertisements to certain groups of Facebook users. It is possible for ads to be targeted at specific age groups or for them to be gender specific. However, two recent decisions from the Equal Treatment Board show that…Read more
ELLINT, the International employment and labor law firms’network, welcomes Spanish employment boutique law firm álvarez lentner (www.alvarezlentner.com). Based in Madrid and providing services throughout the whole Spanish territory, the young firm created 6 years ago advises both companies and individuals on a wide range of employment and labor…Read more
Mette Klingsten Law Firm is pleased to announce that Mette Klingsten has been named as one of the four leading employment lawyers in Denmark in Legal 500. The Legal 500 assesses the strengths of law firms in over 150 jurisdictions.
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It is common practice for companies in Denmark to conduct salary reviews with employees in March and April. In many cases, it is agreed in the individual employment contracts that an annual salary evaluation must take place. Alternatively, the salary review obligation may arise from a collective agreement,…Read more
Entry to Denmark for foreigners habitually resident abroad is currently limited. In order to enter Denmark, a foreigner habitually resident abroad requires a worthy purpose. To limit the spread of infection with Covid-19, the Danish authorities have also initiated additional requirements for workers travelling into Denmark. It is essential as a company that you comply with these requirements. We are aware…Read more
The EU Whistleblower Protection Directive must be implemented in Denmark by 17 December 2021. On 24 February 2021, the Ministry of Justice sent a draft whistleblowing bill, implementing the Directive for consultation. The deadline for submission of comments on the bill is the 24 March 2021. The bill…Read more
ELLINT’s members has created a brief guide to national laws relating to the rights of employers to restrict competitive activities by employees after the termination of their employment. Such post-termination restrictions can include: non-competes (which prevent the employee taking up a competitive job); non-solicitation of clients (preventing clients…Read more