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  1. Denmark - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Law, Act

    Notification (No. 48 of 1998) respecting educational, sabbatical and child care leave.

    Adoption: 1998-01-26 | Date of entry into force: 1998-02-04 | Date of partial entry into force: 1998-01-01 | DNK-1998-L-49633

    Contains 82 sections covering, inter alia, conditions to benefit from leave for training purposes, for sabbatical reasons, and for child care purposes; common payment rules, calculation of leave period, holidays, interruption of leave, strike or lockout, administration of the employment service and fund, appeal and general provisions. Repeals Act (No. 346 of 1997) on the same subject.

  2. Denmark - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Law, Act

    Notification (No. 346 of 1997) respecting educational, sabbatical and child care leave.

    Adoption: 1997-05-18 | Date of entry into force: 1997-06-01 | Date of end of application: 1999-03-31 | DNK-1997-L-48698

    Contains 82 sections covering, inter alia, conditions for right to educational, sabbatical and child care leave; common payment rules; fixation of leave period; holidays; interruption of leave; payment of benefit in case of strike or lockout; administration rules of employment service and of unemployment fund; and competence rules of municipality. Repeals Notification No. 1169 of 1995 on the same subject.

  3. Denmark - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Law, Act

    Notification (No. 167 of 1997) of the Annual Leave Act.

    Adoption: 1997-02-24 | Date of entry into force: 1997-01-01 | DNK-1997-L-48694

    Consolidated text including changes through Act No. 1199 of December 1996.

  4. Denmark - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Law, Act

    Act (No. 1196 of 1996) to amend the Working Environment Act (No. 646 of 1985).

    Adoption: 1996-12-27 | Date of entry into force: 1996-12-29 | DNK-1996-L-47534

    Amends Ch. 9 concerning rest periods and days off. Empowers the Ministry of Labour to provide special rules in certain areas (s. 53) and to regulate that exceptions to provisions in ss. 50 and 51 concerning rest periods and days off may be accepted through negotiation.

  5. Denmark - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Law, Act

    Act (No. 1199 of 1996) to amend the Annual Leave Act (No. 102 of 1993).

    Adoption: 1996-12-27 | Date of entry into force: 1997-01-01 | DNK-1996-L-47536

    The amendments concern interest on unpaid and non-claimed entitlements.

  6. Denmark - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Ordinance No. 1282 of 1996 respecting rest periods and days off.

    Adoption: 1996-12-20 | Date of entry into force: 1997-01-15 | DNK-1996-M-47538

    Detailed regulation of rules introduced in the Working Environment Act. Lists in Annex types of work for which exceptions from the rules may be made. Repeals Notification No. 372 of 15 August 1980 on the same subject.

  7. Denmark - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification (No. 325 of 1996) respecting leave pay.

    Adoption: 1996-04-29 | Date of entry into force: 1996-05-02 | DNK-1996-M-47514

    Detailed rules on the calculation of benefits.

  8. Denmark - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Law, Act

    Notification (No. 5 of 1996) of the Act respecting leave.

    Adoption: 1996-01-08 | DNK-1996-L-47501

    Consolidated text including changes through Act No. 1060 of 1995.

  9. Denmark - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Law, Act

    Notification of the Annual Leave Act (No. 713 of 1995).

    Adoption: 1995-08-30 | DNK-1995-L-42525

    Provides for rules in respect of length of annual leave, leave remuneration, employment market leave fund as well as offences and penalties. Consolidated text including changes through Act No. 1064 of 1993. Consolidated version available in English.

  10. Denmark - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification to amend the Notification respecting hazardous occupations for young persons (No. 644 of 1995).

    Adoption: 1995-06-25 | Date of entry into force: 1995-09-01 | DNK-1995-M-42520

    Introduces a new s.16 (money transports, hours of work, isolated workplaces), and a new subsection 3 to s.23 (authority to grant exceptions from s.16). Amends Notification No. 524 of 1992.

  11. Denmark - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Law, Act

    Act to amend the Act respecting unemployment insurance (No. 337 of 1995).

    Adoption: 1995-05-31 | Date of entry into force: 1995-06-01 | DNK-1995-L-42499

    Amends Section 75h subsection 3 (Leave pay for new graduates), and Act No. 6 of 1995 as amended by Act No. 142 of 1995.

  12. Denmark - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification respecting leave pay (No. 338 of 1995).

    Adoption: 1995-05-31 | Date of entry into force: 1995-06-01 | DNK-1995-M-42500

    Repeals Notification No. 264 of 1995 on the same subject.

  13. Denmark - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification respecting leave pay (No. 264 of 1995).

    Adoption: 1995-04-21 | Date of entry into force: 1995-05-02 | DNK-1995-M-42492

    Provisions in respect of right to paid leave, number of days and payment for paid leave. Made under Notification No. 6 of 1995.

  14. Denmark - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification respecting leave pay for recipients of daily cash benefits and deductions from leave pay compensation extended by municipalities (No. 157 of 1995).

    Adoption: 1995-03-10 | Date of entry into force: 1995-04-01 | DNK-1995-M-42476

    Provides for rules concerning eligibility to leave pay of daily cash benefit recipients. Repeals Notification No. 1184 of 1993 on the same subject.

  15. Denmark - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Law, Act

    Notification of the Act respecting leave (No. 7 of 1995).

    Adoption: 1995-01-09 | DNK-1995-L-42451

    Consolidated text including changes through Act No. 1084 of 1994.

  16. Denmark - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification respecting leave for training, sabbatical leave and child care leave (No. 1202 of 1993)

    Adoption: 1994-12-27 | DNK-1994-M-40315

  17. Denmark - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification respecting leave for training, sabbatical and child care (No. 1178 of 1994)

    Adoption: 1994-12-27 | Date of entry into force: 1995-01-01 | DNK-1994-M-42447

    Amends the previous rules, inter alia, by reducing the benefits during sabbatical and parental leave to 70 percent of salary, and by requiring that sabbatical leave must consist of a minimum of 13 weeks. Consolidated text including new amendments.

  18. Denmark - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification respecting leave for training, sabbatical and child care (No. 526 of 1994)

    Adoption: 1994-06-20 | Date of entry into force: 1994-07-01 | DNK-1994-M-38719

    Provides that persons who have reached the age of 25 may take leave for training for a minimum of 1 week and a maximum of 1 year. A prerequisite for leave is that the person during leave be a member of a recognized unemployment fund who is entitled to daily cash benefits under the Unemployment Insurance Act. Provides that parents may take leave to care for their own children (includes adopted children) between the ages of 0 and 8 years for a minimum of 13 weeks and maximum of 52 weeks (maximum 52 weeks for each child, each parent is entitled to 26 weeks of the 52 weeks, one parent may not transfer his or her leave to the other parent). Benefits during leave are paid at 80 per cent of salary. Also provisions on sabbatical leave.

  19. Denmark - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification to amend the Notification respecting remuneration during leave (No. 508 of 1994)

    Adoption: 1994-06-15 | Date of entry into force: 1994-06-24 | DNK-1994-M-38432

  20. Denmark - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Law, Act

    Notification respecting the Leave Act (No. 269 of 1994)

    Adoption: 1994-04-15 | DNK-1994-L-38728

    Provides that persons who have reached the age of 25 may take leave for a maximum of one year to participate in recognized public training schemes. Persons who have children between the ages of 0 and 8 years may take leave to care for their own children (adopted children included) for a minimum of 13 weeks and a maximum of 52 weeks. A prerequisite is that the person shall be entitled to daily cash benefits in the event of sickness, confinement and adoption. Each parent is entitled to 26 weeks of the 52 weeks and parents cannot transfer their entitlement between each other. Also provisions on prohibition of dismissal and return to work.

  21. Denmark - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Law, Act

    Act to amend the Leave Act (No. 260 of 1994)

    Adoption: 1994-04-14 | DNK-1994-L-38726

    Inserts, inter alia, a new section 11a providing that the employer may decide that leave should be for 26 weeks if the employer can show that the employment services cannot find a replacement starting at the time of leave, or if the employer does not wish to hire the proposed replacement, and a new section 11b providing that the employer must notify the worker and the employment services of the posting at least 14 days before the commencement of leave.

  22. Denmark - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification respecting leave pay (No. 196 of 1994)

    Adoption: 1994-03-16 | Date of entry into force: 1994-05-02 | DNK-1994-M-37144

    Provisions in respect of right to paid leave, number of days and payment for paid leave.

  23. Denmark - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Law, Act

    Notification of the Leave Act (No. 1201 of 1993)

    Adoption: 1993-12-27 | Date of entry into force: 1994-01-01 | DNK-1993-L-40314

    Provides that persons above the age of 25 are entitled to leave to participate in recognized training. Persons who have children up to the age of eight are eligible for leave to take care of their children for a minimum of 13 weeks and a maximum of 52 weeks (26 weeks for each parent). A prerequisite is that the parent is entitled to daily cash benefits in the event of sickness, confinement and adoption. Also provisions on sabbatical leave.

  24. Denmark - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Law, Act

    Act to amend the Annual Leave Act (No. 1064 of 1993)

    Adoption: 1993-12-22 | Date of entry into force: 1994-01-01 | DNK-1993-L-37148

    Amends section 16 by substituting the words "employment market training fund" for the words "employment market fund" and the words "Act respecting employment market training fund" for the words "Act respecting employment market fund".

  25. Denmark - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification amending the notification respecting payment of holiday cash benefit (No. 757 of 1993).

    Adoption: 1993-09-16 | Date of entry into force: 1993-09-27 | DNK-1993-M-35375

  26. Denmark - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Law, Act

    Act respecting paid leave (No. 435 of 1993).

    Adoption: 1993-06-30 | Date of entry into force: 1994-01-01 | DNK-1993-L-34480

    Provides for rules in respect of paid leave for training and for child care.

  27. Denmark - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification respecting job rotation and allowance for parental leave (No. 324 of 1993).

    Adoption: 1993-05-20 | Date of entry into force: 1993-06-02 | DNK-1993-M-34559

    Provides for rules in respect of leave to care for a child for workers and self-employed persons and related matters.

  28. Denmark - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification to amend the Notification respecting supplementary (reduced) daily cash benefit for a member of an unemployment fund, who is a wage-earner and works part-time (No. 172 of 1993).

    Adoption: 1993-04-05 | Date of entry into force: 1993-04-14 | DNK-1993-M-34545

    Provides that working hours should be reduced by whole days and that a reduction should continue for at least 2 weeks.

  29. Denmark - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Law, Act

    Notification of the Annual Leave Act (No. 102 of 1993).

    Adoption: 1993-03-03 | Date of entry into force: 1993-01-01 | DNK-1993-L-34522

    Provides for rules in respect of length of annual leave, leave remuneration, employment marker leave fund and offences and penalties.

  30. Denmark - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification respecting leave remuneration (No. 16 of 1993).

    Adoption: 1993-01-12 | Date of entry into force: 1993-03-01 | DNK-1993-M-34521

    Provides for rules in respect of the giro-system and related matters.

  31. Denmark - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Law, Act

    Act amending the Annual Leave Act (No. 1038 of 1992).

    Adoption: 1992-12-23 | Date of entry into force: 1993-01-01 | DNK-1992-L-35855

    Provides for rules in respect of the use of returns from holiday cash benefit account for training purposes.

  32. Denmark - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Law, Act

    Notification of the Annual Leave Act (No. 736 of 1992).

    Adoption: 1992-08-25 | Date of entry into force: 1992-05-02 | DNK-1992-L-35838

    Regulates the calculation and payment of cash benefit for holidays.

  33. Denmark - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification amending the Notification respecting job rotation and allowance for parental leave (No. 631 of 1992).

    Adoption: 1992-07-10 | Date of entry into force: 1992-08-01 | DNK-1992-M-35834

  34. Denmark - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification respecting job rotation and allowance for parental leave (No. 555 of 1992).

    Adoption: 1992-06-23 | Date of entry into force: 1992-07-01 | DNK-1992-M-35604

    A parent is entitled to leave for one child at a time if the child is under 2 years of age and does not have public day care during the period of parental leave. If the child is between 3 to 8 years of age, the child is entitled to half days in public day care. A prerequisite for parental leave is an agreement between the employer and the worker. Full-time or part-time leave may be taken.

  35. Denmark - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification respecting annual leave for seafarers (No. 306 of 1992).

    Adoption: 1992-04-27 | Date of entry into force: 1992-06-01 | DNK-1992-M-35569

    Provides for rules in respect of leave periods and remuneration for such leave.

  36. Denmark - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Law, Act

    Act to amend the Annual Leave Act (No. 226 of 1992).

    Adoption: 1992-04-08 | Date of entry into force: 1992-05-02 | DNK-1992-L-35564

    Provides that persons under apprenticeship contracts are entitled to 30 days' paid leave.

  37. Denmark - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification respecting payment of holiday cash benefit (No. 161 of 1992).

    Adoption: 1992-03-06 | Date of entry into force: 1992-05-02 | DNK-1992-M-35560

    Provides for rules in respect of the right to holiday cash benefit, number of days and calculation.

  38. Denmark - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - 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.

  39. Denmark - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Law, Act

    Notification respecting the Placement and Unemployment Insurance Act (No. 114 of 24 March 1970) [LS 1977-Den. 2 (cons.)]. No.599.

    Adoption: 1987-09-17 | DNK-1987-L-4185

    This Notification regulates the work carried out by the labour office in regard to placement. It covers the organisation and financing of placement offices, the nature of allowances available to encourage workers' mobility, cash benefits, special rules for part-time workers, pensions, holiday pay, and so forth. It incorporates the amendments to the 1970 Act made up to 10 June 1987 (in Act No. 369).

  40. Denmark - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Law, Act

    Notification to amend the Notification (No. 451 of 11 October 1985) respecting the calculation of the requisite 26-week-period under s. 55 of the Placement and Unemployment Insurance Act (No. 114 of 24 March 1970) [LS 1977 - Den. 2 (cons.)]. No. 633.

    Adoption: 1987-09-17 | DNK-1987-L-4266

    Amends ss. 1(2) and 3. Inserts a new s. 1(5) (concerning the calculation toward time worked).

  41. Denmark - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification to amend the Notification (No. 646 of 21 December 1983) respecting the right to daily cash benefit for a participant with short-term employment which is less than full-time, or who cannot perform work because of weather conditions or changed work assignments. No. 529.

    Adoption: 1987-08-13 | DNK-1987-M-4262

    Amends s. 2(4) (decreases working hours from 40 to 39).

  42. Denmark - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Law, Act

    Notification respecting payment of holiday cash benefit under the Placement and Unemployment Insurance Act (No. 114 of 24 March 1970) [LS 1977 - Den. 2 (cons.)]. No. 97.

    Adoption: 1987-01-30 | DNK-1987-L-4197

    Regulates the calculation and payment of holiday cash benefit.

  43. Denmark - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification for Greenland respecting rest periods and rest days. No. 397.

    Adoption: 1986-06-24 | DNK-1986-M-2388

  44. Denmark - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification to amend the Notification [No. 484 of 1983] respecting annual leave for seafarers. No. 354.

    Adoption: 1985-07-19 | DNK-1985-M-1641

    Amends s. 13.

  45. Denmark - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Law, Act

    An Act to amend the Annual Leave Act [No. 560 of 1984: cf. LS 1978 - Den. 1 (consolidation)]. No. 204.

    Adoption: 1985-05-22 | DNK-1985-L-1335

    Amends s. 16.

  46. Denmark - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Law, Act

    Act respecting leave for compulsory military service. No. 148.

    Adoption: 1985-04-17 | DNK-1985-L-1308

    For workers having been employed for at least nine months without a break in the same undertaking.

  47. Denmark - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Law, Act

    Notification of the Annual Leave Act [No. 352 of 1981: cf. LS 1978 - Den. 1]. No. 560.

    Adoption: 1984-11-13 | DNK-1984-L-877

  48. Denmark - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification to amend the Notification [No. 484 of 1983] respecting annual leave for seafarers. No. 167.

    Adoption: 1984-04-17 | DNK-1984-M-411

    Amends s. 15 and inserts new ss. 21a and 21b.

  49. Denmark - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification respecting leave remuneration (giro system, etc.). No. 124.

    Adoption: 1984-03-29 | DNK-1984-M-356

    Repeals Notification No. 88 of 1983 on the same subject.

  50. Denmark - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Law, Act

    An Act to amend the Annual Leave Act [No. 352 of 1981: cf. LS 1978 - Den. 1]. (Amendment of rules for the payment of leave remuneration in special cases, etc.). No. 89.

    Adoption: 1984-03-14 | DNK-1984-L-383

    Inserts new ss. 19b to 19d.

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