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  1. Denmark - Employment security, termination of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order (No. 1351 of 2011) on the Employees' Guarantee Fund. (Bekendtgørelse (Nr 1351 af 2011) om Lønmodtagernes Garantifond.) - Order online in Danish

    Adoption: 2011-12-16 | Date of entry into force: 2012-01-01 | DNK-2011-R-90443

    Contains 16 articles providing for regulations concerning Employees' Guarantee Fund established to safeguard employees' claims for wages, etc. during circumstances including employer's bankruptcy, employer's death, company termination or employer's reconstruction process.

    Repeals Order (No. 1103 of 2005) on the Employees' Guarantee Fund.

  2. Denmark - Employment security, termination of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order (No. 1051 of 2011) amending the Order (No. 178 of 2007) on self-inflicted unemployment. (Bekendtgørelse (Nr 1051 af 2011) om ændring af bekendtgørelse om selvforskyldt ledighed.) - Order online in Danish

    Adoption: 2011-11-11 | Date of entry into force: 2011-11-21 | DNK-2011-R-90094

    Introduces a new article 34a to chapter 4 (less intensive effort for certain groups of people) and a new ss. 5 to article 37 (contact between the member and the job center, the unemployment insurance fund or other actor).

  3. Denmark - Employment security, termination of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order (No. 978 of 2011) on enterprises/workplaces and the determination of number of employees in accordance with the Consolidated Act (No. 291 of 2010) respecting advance notice in connection with mass redundancies. (Bekendtgørelse (Nr 978 af 2011) om virksomhedsbegreb/arbejdssted og om opgørelse af antal lønmodtagere efter lov om varsling m.v. i forbindelse med afskedigelser af større omfang.) - Order online in Danish

    Adoption: 2011-10-03 | Date of entry into force: 2011-10-15 | DNK-2011-R-90092

    Contains 9 articles concerning enterprises and workplaces, and the calculation of the number of employees and general provisions.

    Repeals the Order (No. 969 of 2006) on enterprises/workplaces and the determination of number of employees in accordance with the Consolidated Act (No. 291 of 2010) respecting advance notice in connection with mass lay-offs.

  4. Denmark - Employment security, termination of employment - Law, Act

    Consolidated Act (No. 686 of 2011) on the Employees' Guarantee Fund. (Bekendtgørelse (Nr 686 af 2011) af lov om Lønmodtagernes Garantifond.) - Act online in Danish

    Adoption: 2011-06-20 | Date of entry into force: 2011-06-25 | DNK-2011-L-90442

    Consolidation of Act No. 867 of 2009 (amendments through June 2011 including Act No. 1509 of 2009 and Act No. 718 of 2010).

    Provides for regulations concerning Employees' Guarantee Fund established to safeguard employees' claims for wages, etc. during circumstances including employer's bankruptcy, employer's death, company termination or employer's reconstruction process.

  5. Denmark - Employment security, termination of employment - Law, Act

    Consolidated Act (No. 291 of 2010) respecting advance notice etc. in connection with mass lay-offs. (Bekendtgørelse af lov (Nr 291 af 2010) om varsling m.v. i forbindelse med afskedigelser af større omfang.) - Act online in Danish

    Adoption: 2010-03-22 | DNK-2010-L-88828

    Consolidates Act (No. 414 of 1994) respecting advance notice etc. in connection with mass lay-offs (amendments up to June 8, 2006).

    Contains 21 articles and 8 chapters concerning, inter alia:

    Chapter 1: Scope.
    Chapter 2: Duty to negotiate.
    Chapter 3: Notice, etc.
    Chapter 4: Confidentiality.
    Chapter 5: Compensation.
    Chapter 6: Penalty Provisions.
    Chapter 7: Miscellaneous Provisions
    Chapter 8: Entry into force etc.

  6. Denmark - Employment security, termination of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order (No. 178 of 2007) on self-inflicted unemployment. (Bekendtgørelse om selvforskyldt ledighed) - Text in Danish

    Adoption: 2007-02-19 | DNK-2007-R-84701

  7. Denmark - Employment security, termination of employment - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification (No. 216 of 2005) to amend Notification (No. 514 of 2001) respecting payment of contribution for membership and severance pay in an unemployment fund.

    Adoption: 2005-03-23 | Date of entry into force: 2005-04-01 | DNK-2005-M-70166

    Amends, i.a., s. 18; adds a new s. 26(8).

  8. Denmark - Employment security, termination of employment - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification (No. 514 of 2001) respecting payment of contribution for membership and severance pay in an unemployment fund.

    Adoption: 2001-07-06 | Date of entry into force: 2001-07-01 | DNK-2001-M-60700

    Contains 27 sections covering, inter alia, amount of membership and severance pay contribution, rules of payment, exemption of payment of membership contribution, rules governing reimbursement of memberhips and redundancy pay contributions, reimbursement of severance pay contributions under certain circumstances, exemption, and additional payment of severance pay contributions.

  9. Denmark - Employment security, termination of employment - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification (No. 594 of 2001) respecting flexible severance pay.

    Adoption: 2001-06-22 | Date of entry into force: 2001-07-01 | DNK-2001-M-60710

    Contains 58 sections covering, inter alia, list of beneficiaries, proof of severance pay, information regarding pension, transition to severance pay, calculation of severance pay, deduction from work and other revenues, duty to provide information and payment of severance pay, residence and work in countries outside the European Community, Greenland and the Faeroe Islands, guidance concerning travel abroad, cessation of severance pay, special rules for members going over from transitional benefits to severance pay and seniority rules. Forms regarding severance pay are attached in two annexes.

  10. Denmark - Employment security, termination of employment - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification (No. 406 of 2001) to amend the Notification respecting flexible severance pay (No. 561 of 2000).

    Adoption: 2001-05-21 | Date of entry into force: 2001-05-30 | DNK-2001-M-60694

    Adds and amends several provisions covering, inter alia, ss. 4a and 7a (calculation rules).

  11. Denmark - Employment security, termination of employment - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification (No. 404 pf 2001) on the right to severance pay for members with insurance and employment periods abroad, in Greenland or the Faeroe Islands.

    Adoption: 2001-05-18 | Date of entry into force: 2001-06-01 | DNK-2001-M-60693

    Contains 11 sections covering, inter alia, list of beneficiaries, length of insurance periods, employment periods abroad, in Greenland or in the Faeroe Islands and miscellaneous rules.

  12. Denmark - Employment security, termination of employment - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification (No. 350 of 2001) to amend Notification respecting flexible severance pay (No. 561 of 2000).

    Adoption: 2001-05-16 | Date of entry into force: 2001-06-01 | DNK-2001-M-60679

    Amends and adds several provisions covering, inter alia, ss. 10 (1) (tax free premium under certain circumstances), 10a (hours to include for the calculation of premium), as well as chapter 11 (residence and work permit in countries outise the EEA).

  13. Denmark - Employment security, termination of employment - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification (No. 351 of 2001) respecting work and income, etc, during the severance pay period.

    Adoption: 2001-05-16 | Date of entry into force: 2001-06-01 | DNK-2001-M-60680

    Contains 33 sections covering, inter alia, beneficiaries, work in small agricultural farms, self-employment, calculation of working time, duty to inform, revenues during severance pay period, pension, revenues that do not lead to reduced severance pay, calculation of severance pay, guidance in relation to travel abroad, and miscellaneous provisions.

  14. Denmark - Employment security, termination of employment - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification (No. 349 of 2001) respecting transition to, withdrawal from and reentrance into the severance pay scheme and premium earning scheme.

    Adoption: 2001-05-15 | Date of entry into force: 2001-06-01 | DNK-2001-M-60678

    Contains 18 sections covering, inter alia, beneficiaries, transition to severance pay, amount of severance pay, withdrawal from and reentrance into severance pay scheme, premium scheme and miscellaneous provisions. Repeals Notification No. 564 of 2000 on the same subject.

  15. Denmark - Employment security, termination of employment - Law, Act

    Act (No. 278 of 2001) to amend the Unemployment Insurance Act (No. 712 of 2000), etc.

    Adoption: 2001-04-25 | Date of entry into force: 2001-06-01 | DNK-2001-L-60683

    Adds and amends several sections related to, inter alia, severance pay and other benefits.

  16. Denmark - Employment security, termination of employment - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification (No. 586 of 2000) respecting proof of severance pay.

    Adoption: 2000-06-23 | DNK-2000-M-58330

    Contains five sections covering, inter alia, beneficiaries, right to obtain severance pay certification, administrative rules, and two annexes (samples of severance pay certification). Repeals Notification No. 504 of 1999 on the same subject.

  17. Denmark - Employment security, termination of employment - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification (No. 561 of 2000) respecting flexible severance pay.

    Adoption: 2000-06-22 | Date of entry into force: 2000-07-01 | DNK-2000-M-58325

    Contains 51 sections covering, inter alia, list of beneficiaries, proof of severance pay, information regarding pension, transition to severance pay, calculation of severance pay, deduction from certain pensions, from employment revenues and other revenues, duty to provide information, residence and work in country outside the European Community, severance pay and insurance on the Faeroe Islands, end of severance pay, and special rules for members going over from transitional benefits to severance pay. Forms regarding severance pay are attached in two annexes.

  18. Denmark - Employment security, termination of employment - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification (No. 564 of 2000) respecting transition to, withdrawal from and reentrance into the severance pay scheme and premium earning.

    Adoption: 2000-06-22 | Date of entry into force: 2000-07-01 | DNK-2000-M-58328

    Contains 19 sections covering, inter alia, beneficiaries, transition to severance pay, amount of severance pay, withdrawal from and reentrance into severance pay scheme, reentrance into severance pay scheme of person insured in the Faeroe Islands, premium scheme and miscellaneous provisions. Repeals Notification No. 321 of 1999 on the same subject.

  19. Denmark - Employment security, termination of employment - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification (No. 565 of 2000) respecting work and income, etc, during the severance pay period.

    Adoption: 2000-06-22 | Date of entry into force: 2000-07-01 | DNK-2000-M-58329

    Contains 33 sections covering, inter alia, beneficiaries, amount of benefits in case of parallel work, self-employment activities, duty to provide information, revenues during severance pay period, pension, revenues that do not lead to reduced severance pay, calculation of severance pay, guidance in relation to travel abroad, and miscellaneous provisions.

  20. Denmark - Employment security, termination of employment - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification (No. 324 of 1999) respecting flexible severance pay.

    Adoption: 1999-05-28 | Date of entry into force: 1999-07-01 | DNK-1999-M-53771

    Contains 44 sections covering, inter alia, list of beneficiaries, proof of severance pay, transition to severance pay, amount of severance pay, deduction from certain pensions, other income and deduction in case of employment, duty to provide information, employment abroad, end of severance pay, special rules for members going over from transitional benefits to severance pay, and entry into force. Forms regarding severance pay are attached in two annexes.

  21. Denmark - Employment security, termination of employment - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification (No. 319 of 1999) on the right to severance pay for members with insurance and employment periods abroad.

    Adoption: 1999-05-25 | Date of entry into force: 1999-07-01 | DNK-1999-M-53770

    Contains 13 sections covering, inter alia, list of beneficiaries, length of insurance periods, employment period abroad, and entry into force. Repeals Notification No. 819 of 1998 on the same subject.

  22. Denmark - Employment security, termination of employment - Law, Act

    Act (No. 184 of 1997) to amend the Act (No. 414 of 1994) respecting advance notice etc. in connection with mass layoffs.

    Adoption: 1997-03-12 | Date of entry into force: 1998-03-01 | DNK-1997-L-49249

    Amends ss.1 (6) and (7) (exceptions in case of bankruptcy), and 12 (2) (penal sanction).

  23. Denmark - Employment security, termination of employment - Law, Act

    Act respecting advance notice etc. in connection with mass lay-offs (No. 414 of 1994)

    Adoption: 1994-06-01 | Date of entry into force: 1994-06-24 | DNK-1994-L-38422

    Applies where an employer intends to lay off within 30 days at least 10 employees in an enterprise of at least 20 employees but not more than 100 employees, or at least 10 per cent of employees in an enterprise of at least 100 employees but not more than 300 employees, or at least 30 employees in an enterprise of at least 300 employees. Includes provisions on duty to negotiate with trade union, advance notice and severance pay.

  24. Denmark - Employment security, termination of employment - Law, Act

    Notification of the Employees' Guaranty Fund Act (No. 704 of 9 October 1986). No. 77.

    Adoption: 1988-02-12 | DNK-1988-L-6289

    Regulates the application of the Act, which established a Fund to secure workers' wage claims in case of an employer's insolvency, cessation of business or death. Specifies which claims shall be guaranteed, determines rights to severance pay, paid holidays, etc.

  25. Denmark - Employment security, termination of employment - Law, Act

    Act respecting maternity leave and for other purposes. No. 101 [LS 1987 - Den. 2].

    Adoption: 1987-03-06 | DNK-1987-L-4182

    Under the Act, as last amended by Act No. 942 of 23 Dec. 1986, the woman has the right to take leave four weeks before the planned delivery. After the birth the parents have 24 weeks of leave which they may share in the following way: the first 14 weeks after the birth shall be used by the mother; however, the two weeks immediately after the birth or after the child comes home can be used by both parents. The father has the right to take leave for a maximum of 10 weeks. An employee cannot be dismissed for requesting parental leave. The same rules apply in relation to adoptive children.

  26. Denmark - Employment security, termination of employment - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification to amend the Notification (No. 557 of 13 December 1985) respecting the pharmaceutical chemists' pension scheme. No. 56.

    Adoption: 1987-01-28 | DNK-1987-M-4196

    Amends several ss. concerning the scope of application (employee leaving employment).

  27. Denmark - Employment security, termination of employment - Law, Act

    Notification respecting the employer's exemption from paying a cash benefit in certain cases under the Act (No. 81 of 5 March 1984) respecting cash benefit in the event of sickness or maternity. No. 955.

    Adoption: 1986-12-30 | DNK-1986-L-4257

    The employer can be exempted from paying all or part of the cash benefit when the employee has broken the contract of employment, has been dismissed under a contract providing for a probation period of less than three months and which dismissal has not been caused by sickness, or when the business has been closed down because of bankruptcy, death of the employer, etc. Repeals the Notification No. 319 of 26 June 1975 on the same topic.

  28. Denmark - Employment security, termination of employment - Law, Act

    Notification respecting exceptions to the right to obtain information and documents under the Public Disclosure Act (No. 572 of 19 December 1985) concerning the notice of dismissal of employees that either affects a large number or concerns labour market openings. No. 837.

    Adoption: 1986-12-10 | DNK-1986-L-4240

    Regulates the exceptions under which documents are not available to the public.

  29. Denmark - Employment security, termination of employment - Law, Act

    Notification respecting grants under the Public Sickness Insurance Act [No. 94 of 1976: LS 1976 - Den. 2] towards dental care. No. 339.

    Adoption: 1985-06-24 | DNK-1985-L-1557

  30. Denmark - Employment security, termination of employment - Law, Act

    Act on Protection against Dismissal Related to Trade Union Membership (Consolidation Act No. 443 of 13 June 1990). (Act respecting protection against dismissal on account of trade union membership (Act No. 285 of 1982).)

    Adoption: 1982-06-09 | DNK-1982-L-10395

  31. Denmark - Employment security, termination of employment - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification respecting the definition of "undertaking" and the calculation of the number of workers for the purposes of collective dismissals. No. 74.

    Adoption: 1977-03-04 | DNK-1977-M-13423


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