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Denmark - Procedural requirements for individual dismissals


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Notification to the worker to be dismissed: written

Remarks:
  • Sec. 2 (7) ESEA.

Notice period:
Remarks:
  • Sec. 2 (2) ESEA. The notice period shall be:
    * 1 month during the first 6 months' employment;
    * 3 months after 6 months' employment
    * increased by one month for every three years of service, subject to a maximum of 6 months.
    • tenure ≥ 6 months
      • white-collar workers - 3 month(s).
    • tenure ≥ 9 months
      • white-collar workers - 3 month(s).
    • tenure ≥ 2 years
      • white-collar workers - 3 month(s).
    • tenure ≥ 4 years
      • white-collar workers - 3 month(s).
    • tenure ≥ 5 years
      • white-collar workers - 4 month(s).
    • tenure ≥ 10 years
      • white-collar workers - 6 month(s).
    • tenure ≥ 20 years
      • white-collar workers - 6 month(s).

    Pay in lieu of notice: No

    Notification to the public administration: No

    Notification to workers' representatives: No

    Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

    Approval by workers' representatives: No

    Notes / Remarks
    With regards to blue-collar workers, the notice period is not provided in the law but in individual or collective agreements.

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    Notification to the worker to be dismissed: written

    Remarks:
    • Sec. 2 (7) ESEA.

    Notice period:
    Remarks:
    • Sec. 2 (2) ESEA. The notice period shall be:
      * 1 month during the first 6 months' employment;
      * 3 months after 6 months' employment
      * increased by one month for every three years of service, subject to a maximum of 6 months.
      • tenure ≥ 6 months
        • white-collar workers - 3 month(s).
      • tenure ≥ 9 months
        • white-collar workers - 3 month(s).
      • tenure ≥ 2 years
        • white-collar workers - 3 month(s).
      • tenure ≥ 4 years
        • white-collar workers - 3 month(s).
      • tenure ≥ 5 years
        • white-collar workers - 4 month(s).
      • tenure ≥ 10 years
        • white-collar workers - 6 month(s).
      • tenure ≥ 20 years
        • white-collar workers - 6 month(s).

      Pay in lieu of notice: No

      Notification to the public administration: No

      Notification to workers' representatives: No

      Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

      Approval by workers' representatives: No

      Notes / Remarks
      With regards to blue-collar workers, the notice period is not provided in the law but in individual or collective agreements.

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      Notification to the worker to be dismissed: written

      Remarks:
      • Sec. 2 (7) ESEA.

      Notice period:
      Remarks:
      • Sec. 2 (2) ESEA. The notice period shall be:
        * 1 month during the first 6 months' employment;
        * 3 months after 6 months' employment
        * increased by one month for every three years of service, subject to a maximum of 6 months.
        • tenure ≥ 6 months
          • white-collar workers - 3 month(s).
        • tenure ≥ 9 months
          • white-collar workers - 3 month(s).
        • tenure ≥ 2 years
          • white-collar workers - 3 month(s).
        • tenure ≥ 4 years
          • white-collar workers - 3 month(s).
        • tenure ≥ 5 years
          • white-collar workers - 4 month(s).
        • tenure ≥ 10 years
          • white-collar workers - 6 month(s).
        • tenure ≥ 20 years
          • white-collar workers - 6 month(s).

        Pay in lieu of notice: No

        Notification to the public administration: No

        Notification to workers' representatives: No

        Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

        Approval by workers' representatives: No

        Notes / Remarks
        With regards to blue-collar workers, the notice period is not provided in the law but in individual or collective agreements.

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        Notification to the worker to be dismissed: written

        Remarks:
        • Sec. 2 (7) ESEA.

        Notice period:
        Remarks:
        • Sec. 2 (2) ESEA. The notice period shall be:
          * 1 month during the first 6 months' employment;
          * 3 months after 6 months' employment
          * increased by one month for every three years of service, subject to a maximum of 6 months.
          • tenure ≥ 6 months
            • white-collar workers - 3 month(s).
          • tenure ≥ 9 months
            • white-collar workers - 3 month(s).
          • tenure ≥ 2 years
            • white-collar workers - 3 month(s).
          • tenure ≥ 4 years
            • white-collar workers - 3 month(s).
          • tenure ≥ 5 years
            • white-collar workers - 4 month(s).
          • tenure ≥ 10 years
            • white-collar workers - 6 month(s).
          • tenure ≥ 20 years
            • white-collar workers - 6 month(s).

          Pay in lieu of notice: No

          Notification to the public administration: No

          Notification to workers' representatives: No

          Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

          Approval by workers' representatives: No

          Notes / Remarks
          With regards to blue-collar workers, the notice period is not provided in the law but in individual or collective agreements.

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          Notification to the worker to be dismissed: written

          Remarks:
          • Sec. 2 (7) ESEA.

          Notice period:
          Remarks:
          • Sec. 2 (2) ESEA. The notice period shall be:
            * 1 month during the first 6 months' employment;
            * 3 months after 6 months' employment
            * increased by one month for every three years of service, subject to a maximum of 6 months.
            • tenure ≥ 6 months
              • white-collar workers - 3 month(s).
            • tenure ≥ 9 months
              • white-collar workers - 3 month(s).
            • tenure ≥ 2 years
              • white-collar workers - 3 month(s).
            • tenure ≥ 4 years
              • white-collar workers - 3 month(s).
            • tenure ≥ 5 years
              • white-collar workers - 4 month(s).
            • tenure ≥ 10 years
              • white-collar workers - 6 month(s).
            • tenure ≥ 20 years
              • white-collar workers - 6 month(s).

            Pay in lieu of notice: No

            Notification to the public administration: No

            Notification to workers' representatives: No

            Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

            Approval by workers' representatives: No

            Notes / Remarks
            With regards to blue-collar workers, the notice period is not provided in the law but in individual or collective agreements.

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            Notification to the worker to be dismissed: written

            Remarks:
            • Sec. 2 (7) ESEA.

            Notice period:
            Remarks:
            • Sec. 2 (2) ESEA. The notice period shall be:
              * 1 month during the first 6 months' employment;
              * 3 months after 6 months' employment
              * increased by one month for every three years of service, subject to a maximum of 6 months.
              • tenure ≥ 6 months
                • white-collar workers - 3 month(s).
              • tenure ≥ 9 months
                • white-collar workers - 3 month(s).
              • tenure ≥ 2 years
                • white-collar workers - 3 month(s).
              • tenure ≥ 4 years
                • white-collar workers - 3 month(s).
              • tenure ≥ 5 years
                • white-collar workers - 4 month(s).
              • tenure ≥ 10 years
                • white-collar workers - 6 month(s).
              • tenure ≥ 20 years
                • white-collar workers - 6 month(s).

              Pay in lieu of notice: No

              Notification to the public administration: No

              Notification to workers' representatives: No

              Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

              Approval by workers' representatives: No

              Notes / Remarks
              With regards to blue-collar workers, the notice period is not provided in the law but in individual or collective agreements.

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              Notification to the worker to be dismissed: written

              Remarks:
              • Sec. 2 (7) ESEA.

              Notice period:
              Remarks:
              • Sec. 2 (2) ESEA. The notice period shall be:
                * 1 month during the first 6 months' employment;
                * 3 months after 6 months' employment
                * increased by one month for every three years of service, subject to a maximum of 6 months.
                • tenure ≥ 6 months
                  • white-collar workers - 3 month(s).
                • tenure ≥ 9 months
                  • white-collar workers - 3 month(s).
                • tenure ≥ 2 years
                  • white-collar workers - 3 month(s).
                • tenure ≥ 4 years
                  • white-collar workers - 3 month(s).
                • tenure ≥ 5 years
                  • white-collar workers - 4 month(s).
                • tenure ≥ 10 years
                  • white-collar workers - 6 month(s).
                • tenure ≥ 20 years
                  • white-collar workers - 6 month(s).

                Pay in lieu of notice: No

                Notification to the public administration: No

                Notification to workers' representatives: No

                Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

                Approval by workers' representatives: No

                Notes / Remarks
                With regards to blue-collar workers, the notice period is not provided in the law but in individual or collective agreements.

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                Notification to the worker to be dismissed: written

                Remarks:
                • Sec. 2 (7) ESEA.

                Notice period:
                Remarks:
                • Sec. 2 (2) ESEA. The notice period shall be:
                  * 1 month during the first 6 months' employment;
                  * 3 months after 6 months' employment
                  * increased by one month for every three years of service, subject to a maximum of 6 months.
                  • tenure ≥ 6 months
                    • white-collar workers - 3 month(s).
                  • tenure ≥ 9 months
                    • white-collar workers - 3 month(s).
                  • tenure ≥ 2 years
                    • white-collar workers - 3 month(s).
                  • tenure ≥ 4 years
                    • white-collar workers - 3 month(s).
                  • tenure ≥ 5 years
                    • white-collar workers - 4 month(s).
                  • tenure ≥ 10 years
                    • white-collar workers - 6 month(s).
                  • tenure ≥ 20 years
                    • white-collar workers - 6 month(s).

                  Pay in lieu of notice: No

                  Notification to the public administration: No

                  Notification to workers' representatives: No

                  Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

                  Approval by workers' representatives: No

                  Notes / Remarks
                  With regards to blue-collar workers, the notice period is not provided in the law but in individual or collective agreements.

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                  Notification to the worker to be dismissed: written

                  Remarks:
                  • Sec. 2 (7) ESEA.

                  Notice period:
                  Remarks:
                  • Sec. 2 (2) ESEA. The notice period shall be:
                    * 1 month during the first 6 months' employment;
                    * 3 months after 6 months' employment
                    * increased by one month for every three years of service, subject to a maximum of 6 months.
                    • tenure ≥ 6 months
                      • white-collar workers - 3 month(s).
                    • tenure ≥ 9 months
                      • white-collar workers - 3 month(s).
                    • tenure ≥ 2 years
                      • white-collar workers - 3 month(s).
                    • tenure ≥ 4 years
                      • white-collar workers - 3 month(s).
                    • tenure ≥ 5 years
                      • white-collar workers - 4 month(s).
                    • tenure ≥ 10 years
                      • white-collar workers - 6 month(s).
                    • tenure ≥ 20 years
                      • white-collar workers - 6 month(s).

                    Pay in lieu of notice: No

                    Notification to the public administration: No

                    Notification to workers' representatives: No

                    Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

                    Approval by workers' representatives: No

                    Notes / Remarks
                    With regards to blue-collar workers, the notice period is not provided in the law but in individual or collective agreements.