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Name: Act to amend the Act respecting equal treatment of men and women with regard to employment and confinement etc. (No. 412 of 1994)
Country: Denmark
Subject(s): Equality of opportunity and treatment; Maternity protection
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1994-06-01
Entry into force:
Published on: Lovtidende A, 1994-06-12, Vol. 84, No. 412, p. 1959
ISN: DNK-1994-L-38420
Bibliography: Lovtidende A, 1994-06-12, Vol. 84, No. 412, p. 1959
Abstract/Citation: Inserts a new subsection 2 in section 1 providing that a woman must take two weeks' leave after confinement. Provides that a woman may be absent from work for pregnancy examinations during working hours. If a worker is dismissed on any of the grounds mentioned in section 7, the worker is entitled to a written explanation for the dismissal.
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