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  1. Legal news
    16 April 2019
    Is Silence Always Golden?
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/singapore/is-silence-always-golden

    We examine some of the illustrations proffered in the guidelines and highlight the challenges for HR in actual termination scenarios.

  2. Legal news
    11 November 2019
    New Supreme Court judgement regarding the possibility of salary deductions for missing sick pay reimbursement
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/denmark/ny-hoejesteretsdom-vedroerende-modregningsadgang-for-manglende-sygedagpengerefusion

    According to the Danish Supreme Court, the employer could not in this specific case deduct the missing sick pay reimbursement from the employee's salary, because the employees' actions were not actionable (enough).

  3. Legal news
    02 October 2019
    Agreement regarding extended notice period unenforcable
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/denmark/funktionaer-havde-ikke-krav-paa-yderligere-2-maaneders-loen-i-opsigelsesperioden

    Although the salaried employee's notice of termination was extended by two months, The High Court of Western Denmark in its judgment of 28 June 2019 ruled that a salaried employee could not claim additional 2 months' ...

  4. Legal news
    05 December 2019
    The High Court of Western Denmark: The employer was liable for the employee's tax expense for an otherwise tax-free travel allowance
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/denmark/vestre-landsret-arbejdsgiver-maatte-haefte-for-loenmodtagerens

    An employee received a tax claim for an otherwise tax-free travel allowance due to the reason that the employer, according to SKAT, had failed to fulfill its control obligations.

  5. Legal news
    22 February 2019
    New bill on continuation of certain rights for British citizens in relation to Brexit introduced in Denmark
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/denmark/nyt-lovforslag-om-viderefoerelse-af-visse-rettigheder-for-britiske-statsborgere

    On 20 February 2019, a new bill was filed proposing a scheme whereby certain existing rights are continued regardless of whether or not a UK-EU withdrawal agreement is concluded.

  6. Legal news
    02 September 2019
    New EU directive ensures earmarked parental leave to men
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/denmark/nyt-direktiv-sikrer-oeremaerket-barsel-til-maend

    The European Parliament and the European Council have approved the final wording for a new directive that i.a. ensures earmarked parental leave for men.

  7. Legal news
    08 July 2019
    Update: The New Danish Holiday Act
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/denmark/update-the-new-danish-holiday-act

    The aim of this article is to give a general introduction to the changes and obligations which the implementation of the new Danish Holiday Act will produce.

  8. Legal news
    24 September 2019
    New ruling on the scope of the Danish Act on Transfers of Undertakings and the criterion "a substantial part of the workforce
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/denmark/ny-afgoerelse-vedr-virksomhedsoverdragelseslovens-anvendelsesomraade

    In a new ruling of 4 September 2019, the Danish Labour Court held that it could not be considered as a transfer of an undertaking in the concrete situation as the transfer did not comprise a "substantial part" of the ...

  9. Legal news
    22 August 2019
    Summary dismissal of an employee, who threw a computer mouse and made an audio recording from a meeting with his employer without the employer's knowledge, was unjustified
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/denmark/bortvisning-af-medarbejder-som-kastede-med-computermus-var-uberettiget

    According to the Supreme Court, the summary dismissal was unjustified because the throwing of the computer mouse could not be considered as a sufficient serious breach of the employment to substantiate a summary ...