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On 19 October 2022, the European Parliament and the Council adopted a directive on appropriate minimum wages in the European Union, which the Danish government is now trying to annul at the European Court of Justice.

In October 2022, the European Parliament and the Council adopted Directive (EU) 2022/2041…

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Mette Klingsten Law Firm wishes you a happy new year. As the festivities end and the new year commences, we have summarised below, the pending and developing key areas of HR and labour law that you should be aware of heading into 2023.

Implementation of the Transparent…

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The United Nations in 2020 declared 2021-2030 as the Decade of Healthy Aging and launched a global collaboration with the aim to improve the lives of older people, their families, and the communities in which they live. The UN declaration recognises the world is not sufficiently prepared to…

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On 5 October 2022, the Government presented the legislative program for the parliamentary year 2022/2023, which included several changes to employment law provisions. The employment legislative program includes changes to rules for employers providing housing to employees, amendments to the Act on the Labour Market Fund for Posted…

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As employers will already be aware, the Equal Treatment Act makes employers legally responsible if an employee is harassed at work by another employee. Sexual harassment cases not only affect the working environment but also the employer’s reputation. Furthermore, if an employee is successful with a claim of…

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We are pleased to announced that Mette Klingsten has, once again,  been ranked as one of the leading individuals within employment in Denmark by Legal 500 EMEA 2022. Mette Klingsten is included in this year’s leading individual list along with 5 other lawyers.

The Legal 500 annually assesses…

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On 29 June 2022 the government and a majority of parties in the Danish parliament entered into an agreement on international recruitment. The aim of the agreement is to strengthen international recruitment in Denmark due to labour shortage.  

The Pay Limit Scheme

International candidates who are offered a job…

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