|Tuesday||Jan-01||New Year's Day||Nytårsdag|
|Thursday||Apr-18||Maundy Thursday||Skærtorsdag. Thursday before Easter Sunday|
|Friday||Apr-19||Good Friday||Friday before Easter Sunday|
|Monday||Apr-22||Easter Monday||Monday after Easter Sunday|
|Wednesday||May-01||May Day||A holiday for certain sectors of the workforce|
|Friday||May-17||General Prayer Day||The 4th Friday after Easter|
|Thursday||May-30||Ascension Day||40 days after Easter|
|Friday||May-31||Bank Holiday||Banks are closed|
|Wednesday||Jun-05||Constitution Day||Government and Banks. Optional in Private sector|
|Monday||Jun-10||Whit Monday||7th Monday after Easter. Also Known as Pentecost Monday|
|Tuesday||Dec-24||Christmas Eve Day||Juleaftensdag|
|Wednesday||Dec-25||Christmas Day||First Day of Christmas|
|Thursday||Dec-26||Second Day of Christmas||Celebrated on 26th December|
|Tuesday||Dec-31||New Year's Eve||Banks are closed|
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No minimum wage. However, for public and private sectors, collective barganing agreement states approximately DKK 110 per hour.
Full time employment is 37 hours weekly.
Overtime is often compensated with additional time off in leiu of pay.
Private pension plans are very common, the average employer contribution can reach 15% of the pensionable salary. The pensionable earnings are calculated on the monthly base salary of January × 12,24.
Danish social security is modest compared to most other countries; Contributions are made both by employee and employer. The average employer contributions are approximately EUR 2,000 per year per for full-time employees. The annual cost for the employee is DKK 1,080 , this amount is withheld by the employer.
Salary is paid in 12.24 installments. Special holiday allowance accounts for the additional 0.24 as it is paid at a rate of 2%.
*On September 1, 2020 a new Holiday Act is due to enter into force, which significantly will change the Danish holiday system. (Danish Holiday Act No 60 of 30 January 2018)
Employees are given from 1 month to 6 months notice depending on the length of their employment in the company.
Under the labor law in Denmark, salaried employees are entitled to a notice period of 1-6 months, depending on the length of employment.
There is no general statutory regulation on severance pay, but salaried employees who have been in continuous employment for between 12 to 17 years are entitled to a severance payment of between 1 to 3 months salary. Some CBAs also include rules on severance pay that depend on seniority.
Employees are entitled to 5 weeks each full calendar year (25 days).
First 30 days of the employee’s sick leave is paid by the employer. After the first 30 days, the state pays the sick leave if the employee has been continously employed by the employer for the last 8 weeks and has worked for at least 74 hours. During leave, employees receive 90% of their salary with a maximum of DKK 4,300 per week or DKK 116.22 per hour
Expecting mothers are entitled to leave of 4 weeks before birth, and 14 weeks after. During this period, they are entitled to 50% wages.
New fathers are entitled to leave of 2 weeks before the birth of their child, and 14 weeks after.
Parents have a legal right to 52 weeks maternity pay by the government. This time can be extended by either 8 or 14 weeks, however this will decrease the amount of parental allowance received monthly. One of the parents may choose to defer between 8 to 13 weeks of leave which can be kept for a continuous period before the child is one years old.
Salaries are usually paid on monthly basis. Paydays vary from the last day of the month to the 15th of the following month.
25% standard rate.
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