Norrbom Vinding | Denmark | 28 Jun 2023
In a recent judgment, the Supreme Court held that a retention bonus did not count as remuneration within the meaning of the Insolvency Act. The judgment is likely to have an impact on the question of whether retention bonuses are covered by section 17a of the Salaried Employees Act.
Norrbom Vinding | 31 May 2023
The European Parliament has adopted the EU Pay Transparency Directive, which aims at closing the gender pay gap in the European Union. The proposal focuses on gender neutrality in job ads and job titles, accounts of pay gaps between men and women and transparency in organisations regarding pay levels.
Norrbom Vinding | Denmark | 8 Mar 2023
The Business Authority has published updated guidelines on target figures and policies for the gender composition of management and for reporting on this issue. The guidelines are an important tool in employers' work with target figures and policies for the gender composition of management.
Norrbom Vinding | Denmark | 14 Dec 2022
🕑 2 minutes The Temporary Agency Workers Act applies to temporary agency workers who have a contract of employment or an employment relationship with a temporary work agency that assigns them work on a temporary basis. But when does the nature of such work change from temporary to permanent? That was the question to be decided by the Maritime and Commercial High Court in a recent case.
Norrbom Vinding | Denmark | 28 Sep 2022
A new childbirth-related leave model recently took effect. The new model does not change the number of weeks of maternity, paternity or parental benefits that parents are entitled to, but it does include significant changes in the way that weeks of leave are distributed, with the aim that both parents must take part of the leave. Companies and organisations may seek legal advice on all......
Norrbom Vinding | Denmark | 21 Sep 2022
New working environment rules for employees who work at home have entered into force, with the requirements for the layout of "home offices" where a screen is used now applying only when employees work at home for at least more than two days a week. In connection with these changes, the Working Environment Authority has published a new guide on remote work and updated its guide on working at......
Norrbom Vinding | Denmark | 15 Jun 2022
A recent case raised the question of whether an employer was liable in damages for mental health issues that a social and healthcare worker had suffered as a result of bullying by her co-workers. This is one of the first cases in Denmark in which an employee has succeeded in a claim for damages resulting from a poor psychological working environment and which emphasises the employer's......
Norrbom Vinding | Denmark | 1 Jun 2022
The duty of loyalty in employment relationships means, among other things, that employees are not allowed to act in a way that may be detrimental to their employers' profits or reputation. In a recent case, an industrial arbitration tribunal had to decide whether a LinkedIn post was justifiable grounds for the summary dismissal of an employee. The tribunal's decision shows that employee......