Coronavirus – increased maximum compensation under the wage compensation scheme
The Danish Government and the social partners have agreed to strengthen the wage compensation scheme for private-sector employers by increasing the maximum compensation amount under the scheme to DKK 30,000 for salaried employees as well as non-salaried employees.
Coronavirus – executive order on wage compensation to the private sector and guidelines on the application process
The Danish Ministry of Industry, Business and Financial Affairs has issued an executive order on the wage compensation scheme for private-sector employers. In addition, the Danish Business Authority has issued guidelines via ”Virksomhedsguiden” on the application process, which is now open.
Coronavirus – possibility of compensation for fixed costs
The Government and the parties in the Parliament have agreed a number of measures aimed at protecting the Danish economy in the current extraordinary situation. Such measures e.g. provide businesses affected by the economic impact of coronavirus a right to receive compensation for some fixed costs.
Coronavirus – Bill on wage compensation to the private sector introduced
The Danish Government has introduced the Bill on wage compensation to the private sector. Whilst the Bill does clarify a number of issues relating to the scheme, various questions concerning the scope of the scheme are still unanswered.
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