The proposed directive, which is aimed at ensuring equal pay for men and women, is awaiting adoption by the Council of the European Union.
Amendment to the rules on recruitment of foreign workers adopted
The Danish Parliament recently adopted an amendment to the Aliens Act to make it easier to recruit workers from countries outside the EU/EEA.
To be or not to be a temp
An employee was covered by the Temporary Agency Workers Act even though he was assigned to the same workplace for three years and eight months.
New rules on distribution of childbirth-related leave
The new childbirth-related leave model took effect from 2 August 2022.
New rules on remote work: occupational accidents can also occur at the home workplace
The new working environment rules on the layout of the home workplace recently entered into force. As remote work has become more widespread, it has become particularly important to be aware of when an accident that has occurred in connection with remote work can be an occupational accident.
Seeking new job challenges and opportunities
The employer was not justified in dismissing an employee without notice due to a LinkedIn post where he wrote that he was seeking new job challenges and opportunities – but dismissal with notice would have been justified.
Skrevet afA theatre was justified in dismissing a designer who did not want to accept a restructure and had spoken critically in the local media.According to the Salaried Employees Act and most collective agreements, dismissals must be justified. If a...
Working week did not exceed 48 hours
A marketing manager’s working time statements were not sufficient evidence of breach of the 48-hour working time rule.
Bill on amendment of the Act on Posting of Workers adopted
The bill to implement the Amended Posted Workers Directive adopted in 2018 was recently passed.
Bill on earmarked leave is on the way
The Government and a majority of the parties in Parliament have reached an agreement on implementation of the EU Work-Life Balance Directive.