Some of our colleagues in our international alliance Ius Laboris have published articles to provide guidance for employers on how to navigate the coronavirus situation.
The articles can be found here. Additional guidance will be added on a continuous basis, and Danish employers may draw inspiration in relation to deciding what steps can be taken to address the situation in the best possible way.
The content of the above is not, and should not be a substitute for legal advice.
Coronavirus – right to extended period of sickness benefits for employees at special risk from Covid-19
Political agreement has been reached on extension of the period of sickness benefits for employees who are either at higher risk of Covid-19 infection or are relatives of a person in the higher risk group.
Coronavirus – application for funding relating to extension of the wage compensation scheme and bill on notice of holiday in the extended compensation period enacted
The Ministry of Industry, Business and Financial Affairs has submitted an application for funding relating to extension of the wage compensation scheme from 9 July until 29 August 2020 and the Government has introduced a bill to amend the rules on notice of and changes to holiday during this period.
Coronavirus – tripartite agreement on extension and wind-down of the wage compensation scheme as well as new executive order on the scheme
The Government and the social partners have made a tripartite agreement on extension and wind-down of the wage compensation scheme and the Ministry of Industry, Business and Financial Affairs has issued a new executive order on this scheme. In addition, the guidelines on the application process have been updated and the procedure for applying for extension of the compensation period has opened.