Job applicant’s duty to inform

Job applicant’s duty to inform

Is a jobseeker obliged to inform that he or she was dismissed from his or her previous employer? In a judgment handed down on 18 March this year (reference HR-2021-605-A), the Supreme Court has provided principled guidelines for the content of jobseekers' duty to provide information to potential new employers.

Working hours or rest period on standby duties – new judgements from the EU Court of Justice

Working hours or rest period on standby duties – new judgements from the EU Court of Justice

The European Court of Justice recently pronounced two judgments on the demarcation between "working time" and "rest period" under the Working Time Directive (Directive 2003/88 / EC) Article 2, in cases where the employee is on standby duty without being required to stay at the workplace. Among other things, the judgments are important for the interpretation of the Working Environment Act § 10-1, which defines what is "working hours" and "off-duty time" within the meaning of the Act.

Wage support for hardpressed businesses

Wage support for hardpressed businesses

On 15 March 2021, a new wage support scheme came into force. The scheme will apply until the end of June 2021 and is aimed at employers who take back their own employees from temporary layoff in the period 15 March to 30 June 2021.

Overview of current temporary lay-off rules

Overview of current temporary lay-off rules

Covid-19 has led to that many companies have experienced a reduction in the workload, and several companies have had to temporarily lay off employees for longer or shorter periods. Because the rules only to a small degree are legislated and there have been several temporary regulations since the outbreak of Covid-19, it can be difficult for employers and employees to get a good overview of the rules on temporary layoffs.

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