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We are fast approaching the end of the holiday taking period pursuant to the new Holiday Act (31 December), and employees will need to decide on how untaken holiday, relating to the fifth holiday week will be treated.

Changes from the old Danish Holiday Act

The rules for transfer…

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As part of the withdrawal agreement, UK nationals and family members staying in Denmark for work before 31 December 2020 must have applied for a new EU residence status before 31 December 2021. This also applies to UK nationals with permanent residence in Denmark under EU rules. The…

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Proposal for a new parental leave model
The Danish Employers’ Association (DA) and the Trade Union Movement’s Main Organization (FH) have agreed on a new model for parental leave. The new model will mean, among other things, that 11 weeks of parental leave will be earmarked for each…

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Despite the general re-opening of society and removal of the majority of COVID-19 related restrictions, employers should still be aware of  the requirement of COVID-19 testing for employees visiting Denmark from aboard. Employers are still required to ensure that visiting employees are PCR tested and must also show…

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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…

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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…

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