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  1. 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

    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 ...

  2. Legal news
    04 November 2020
    Have you updated your company’s policy on sexual harassment?

    In the wake of the current (and second) #metoo wave which has also hit Danish companies, this is a good opportunity for companies to update their company and/or employee handbook on sexual harassment to ensure that ...

  3. Legal news
    10 January 2020
    The Danish Western High Court: A change in an employee's working schedule during the maternity leave violated the provisions in the Danish Act on Equal Treatment

    The employee was successful in her claim of 12 months' salary in accordance with the Danish Act on Equal Treatment, because her working hours and position in the company was changed significantly during her maternity ...

  4. Legal news
    15 October 2020
    The option of pay-out of frozen holiday funds does not affect the employer's obligations to report holiday allowance accrued during the “transition period”

    On 29 September 2020, the Danish Labour Market Supplementary Pension (ATP), in collaboration with (, gave access to all employees with frozen holiday funds to request pay-out of a total of 3 ...

  5. Legal news
    15 October 2020
    The Danish Maritime and Commercial Court: Employee did not have patent rights to invention developed during the employment relationship

    As part of his employment relationship, an employee developed an algorithm to which the employee applied for patent rights after the employment relationship had ended. However, the Maritime and Commercial Court found ...

  6. Legal news
    26 March 2020
    Denmark: COVID-19: Bill on salary compensation to employers has now finally been passed (Updated on 16 June 2020)

    The Danish Act on the employers’ and employees’ legal position when a company receives salary compensation in connection with COVID-19 has now been finally passed, and it implies essential amendments from the proposed ...

  7. Legal news
    31 March 2020
    COVID-19: Raise of maximum compensation amount under the salary compensation scheme in Denmark

    On 30 March 2020, the labour market parties submitted a proposal for amendments to the salary compensation scheme entailing that the maximum compensation level under the salary compensation scheme is raised to DKK ...

  8. Legal news
    11 November 2019
    New Supreme Court judgement regarding the possibility of salary deductions for missing sick pay reimbursement

    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).

  9. 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

    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.