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  1. Legal news
    08 April 2020
    Postponement Of Holidays In Connection With COVID-19
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/denmark/covid-19-udskydelse-af-ferie-i-forbindelse-med-covid-19

    On 2 April 2020, the Danish government has passed act no. 348 on postponement of holidays in connection with COVID-19 allowing employers to postpone employees’ holidays accrued to the next holiday period.

  2. Legal news
    08 January 2021
    COVID-19: employment law considerations regarding employers requiring employees to take tests and the option of vaccination
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/denmark/covid-19-ansaettelsesretlige-overvejelser-ved-paalaeg-om-test

    Bird & Bird has previously issued a newsletter regarding employers options of requiring that employees take a COVID-19 test. With the new, upcoming vaccine, the question arises whether employers can require that ...

  3. Legal news
    03 September 2020
    New Three-Party Agreement On Division Of Labour
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/denmark/covid-19-ny-treapartsaftale-om-arbejdsfordeling

    A new three-party agreement between the Unions’ Central Organisation, the Employers’ Central Organisation and the Danish Government aims to provide for a better chance of employment for the remainder of 2020 for ...

  4. Legal news
    23 April 2020
    COVID-19: Consequences for dispute resolution in Sweden
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/sweden/covid-19-consequences-for-dispute-resolution-in-sweden

    Will Langran and Hanna Jansson consider how the Swedish courts are reacting to the current COVID-19 pandemic and how arbitration is being affected, including the reaction of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC)

  5. Legal news
    29 April 2020
    Sweden: Rent rebate scheme to support sectors affected by the COVID-19 outbreak
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/sweden/sweden-rent-rebate-scheme-to-support-sectors-affected-by-the-covid-19-outbreak

    The COVID-19 virus outbreak has had a major economic impact across Sweden, especially on companies operating in the restaurant, hotel and retail sectors. In order to support otherwise viable companies through the ...

  6. Legal news
    20 January 2021
    COVID-19: Guidance for Employers in Denmark
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/denmark/covid-19-guidance-for-employers-in-denmark

    The outbreak of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) has become a worldwide pandemic and the first case of COVID-19 in Denmark was detected on 27 February 2020. Immediately thereafter, the pressure of infection increased and ...

  7. Legal news
    14 January 2021
    Sweden: Can employers force employees to take the COVID-19 vaccine
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/sweden/can-employers-force-employees-to-take-the-covid-19-vaccine

    In Sweden, employers should already now consider that some of their employees will be unwilling to vaccinate, and plan accordingly.

  8. Legal news
    12 February 2021
    COVID-19: New Act On PCR Testing Of Labour Force Arriving From Abroad Passed And With Immediate Effect
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/denmark/employment---krav-om-testning

    As a consequence of the covid-19 situation and in light of emerging new virus mutations which may entail increased dissemination, the government has decided to make it a requirement for employers engaging labour force ...

  9. Legal news
    03 April 2020
    Governmental grants and financial assistance available for Swedish companies in distress due to COVID-19
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/sweden/governmental-grants-and-financial-assistance-available-for-swedish-companies

    With the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) continuing to spread globally, the effort to contain the viral outbreak by governments and health organisations has put pressure on major economies. Many companies are facing ...

  10. Legal news
    08 February 2021
    COVID-19: Guidance for Employers in Sweden
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/sweden/covid-19-guidance-for-employers-in-sweden

    The outbreak of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) has sparked fears of a worldwide pandemic. Based on the World Health Organization’s declaration that this is a public health emergency of international concern, the Public ...