We use cookies

Moalem Weitemeyer uses cookies, including cookies from third parties, needed to make the website work and to enhance the user experience. Cookies are also used to detect inexpediencies and to examine your interactions with our website. Read more about how we use cookies and take care of your data here




12 May 2023

New Rules on the Employer's Obligation to inform Employees of the Conditions applicable to the Employment Relationship and certain Working Conditions

Group 7 Created with Sketch.
Download PDF version

A new act on the Employer's Obligation to Inform Employees of the Conditions Applicable to the Employment Relationship and Certain working conditions (in Danish: "Lov om ansættelsesbeviser og visse arbejdsvilkår") (hereafter referred to as the “Act”) has been adopted by the Danish parliament.

The Act implements the EU Directive on transparent and predictable working conditions in the European Union (2019/1152) (hereafter referred to as the “Directive”).

The overall purpose of both the Act and the Directive is to secure sufficient information about material terms of employment and thus securing a sufficient level of transparency and predictability for the employee during the employment.

The Act is to come into force on 1 July 2023.


For employees taking up new employment on or after 1 July 2023, the Employer is obligated to ensure that the employment contract complies with the minimum requirements of the Act. This applies even to employment contracts entered into before 1 July 2023 if the employee is employed on 1 July 2023 or later. Thus, such employment contracts must be adjusted in accordance with the requirements of the Act.

The Employer is not obligated to replace or update existing employment contracts unless requested by an employee. If the employer receives such a request, the employer must provide the employee with the updated employment contract no later than 8 weeks after the request has been made.

Below is a short summary of the main changes in the new Act that employers need to be aware of.

Pernille Nørkær


+45 30 37 96 40

Go to profile

Salam Al-Khafaji


+45 30 37 96 04

Go to profile

The Latest

See all insights

22 April 2024

The EU Listing Act – A new Chapter for European Capital Markets

22 March 2024

Lennart Meyer Østenfjeld joins as Partner

5 March 2024

Danish Crown – Judgment about Greenwashing

26 February 2024

Distressed M&A - Asset Transfer: A Lifelife for Distressed Companies

13 February 2024

Distressed M&A - Navigating through the Challenges

25 January 2024

New bill with significant changes on the Danish Competition Act in consultation

7 January 2024

Can AI be considered the inventor of a patent?

1 January 2024

Andreas Hvid Clement joins as Partner and Head of Real Estate M&A

19 December 2023

The political Agreement on the EU Artificial Intelligence Act ("the AI Act") and new important Judgments from the CJEU on GDPR Fines and Damages Actions

1 December 2023

Happy Holidays!