The Danish Act on employers’ and employees’ rights and duties under the salary/wage compensation scheme has now been passed

26 Mar 2020

On 24 March 2020, the Danish Parliament passed the Danish Act on employers’ and employees’ respective rights and duties concerning salary/wage compensation to businesses in connection with COVID-19 (in Danish “Lov om arbejdsgiveres og lønmodtageres retsstilling ved lønkompensation af virksomheder i forbindelse med covid-19”). The Act was passed as a result of the tripartite agreement between the Danish Government and the two sides of industry on temporary salary/wage compensation for employees on the private labour market, which was announced on 14 March 2020.

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