In Denmark the Act on Posting of Workers (udstationeringsloven) protects posted workers against victimization and ensures that posted workers can file a lawsuit in Denmark concerning his or her rights as a posted worker.
According to the Act on Posting of Workers, employees posted in Denmark by a foreign enterprise are covered by the following legislation:
- The Working Environment Act,
- The Offshore Safety Act and The Act on Aviation (in Danish)
- The Equal Treatment Act
- The Equal Pay Act (in Danish)
- The Act on Prohibition against Discrimination on the Labour Market etc. (in Danish)
- Paragraph 7 of the Salaried Employees Act (in Danish)
- The Act on Implementation of Parts of the Working Time Directive (in Danish)
- The Act on the legal rights of temporary agency workers upon assignment by a temporary-work agency, etc.
- Certain rules regarding holidays (in Danish)
· Foreign companies and workers are obliged to register in the Danish registry for foreign service providers (RUT). The registry is controlled by the Danish Business Authority with particular demands to register information on posted workers and the type of services provided. This makes it easier for the Danish authorities to control whether the Danish legislation is respectedhttps://indberet.virk.dk/myndigheder/stat/ERST/Registrering_af_udenlandske_tjenesteydere_RUT__Registration_of_Foreign_Services_RUTPosted workers from EU/EØS countries are required to seek recognition of professional qualifications to work in regulated professions and to perform certain work tasks. Some qualifications should be approved by the Danish Working Environment Authority (WEA), other can be approved directly by the employer.
- workindenmark.dkprovides information on job conditions and requirements for foreigners as well as employers looking for foreign workers the Ministry of employment