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ELLINT, the international employment and labor law firms’ network is delighted to welcome Portuguese boutique employment law firm Paramount Legal (https://paramountlegal.pt) as a new member. With its office located in the city center of Lisbon, the firm covers a vast range of employment and immigration matters and provides services to both companies and individuals, throughout the whole Portuguese territory including the…

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On the 12 November 2021, the Danish government entered into an agreement with the Trade Union’s Main Orgainsation (FH) and the Danish Employer’s Association (DA), which gives employers the right to request a valid corona pass from employees.

The new tripartite agreement is intended to give employers the…

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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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