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Employment and dismissal

Ministry of Employment

This site covers all things relevant to employment and dismissal such as legal requirement in an employment contract, the Danish Labour Market Model and different types of employment.

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The Danish Labour Market Model

The Danish labour market is known for high job mobility, flexibility, competitiveness and high-quality working conditions.

The Danish Labour Market Model

Types of employment

The most common form of employment is as a full-time employee, which in most cases corresponds to a work week of 37 hours and 5 weeks of annual leave.

Types of employment

Posted workers

Workers posted to Denmark by a foreign company are covered by a number of rights and obligations regulated by The Danish Act on the Posting of Workers (Udstationeringsloven).

Posted workers

Equal pay for men and women

The Consolidation Act on Equal Pay to Men and Women ensures that men and women receive equal pay for equal work or work of equal value.

Equal pay for men and women

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