Directive 96/71 and 2014/67 fulfillments
Posting Workers To Denmark
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Professional Services For Directives 96/71 and 2014/67

Directive 96/71/EC and 67/2014/EU fulfillments for Denmark

Maximum work periods and minimum rest periods
Directive 96/71/EC – Art. 3, par. 1(a)

Yes

Minimum rates of pay, including overtime rates
Directive 96/71/EC – Art. 3, par. 1(c)

NO MINIMUM WAGE. Wages are typically agreed in collective agreements for different types of work.

Health, safety and hygiene at work
Directive 96/71/EC – Art. 3, par. 1(e)

Yes

Obligation to present a posting declaration to the responsible national competent authorities
Directive 67/2014/EU – Art. 9, par. 1(a)

The notification of posting is
not required in the following situations:
  • Supply of a technical facility or a technical installation if the work does not take more than eight days.
  • Participation in seminars and conferences.
  • Participation in individual artistic events.
  • Participation in business trips for foreign firms or companies.
  • Participation in individual major sports events.
  • Supply of consultancy services within accounting and auditing for up to eight days.
  • Posting within a group by a company for up to eight days. However, this does not apply if the service involves construction work, agriculture, forestry and nursery work, cleaning, including window cleaning, as well as hotel and restaurant work.
  • Cabotage (transport of goods in Denmark in connection with international transport).

How to submit a posting declaration
Directive 67/2014/EU – Art. 9, par. 1(a)

Online registration

Obligation to keep and make available all documents in the workplace
Directive 67/2014/EU – Art. 9, par. 1(b) e (d)

Yes

Storage of posting documents
Directive 67/2014/EU – Art. 9, par. 1(c)

Yes

Designation of domiciled representative in the Host Country
Directive 67/2014/EU – Art. 9, par. 1(e) e (f)

NO. However, a contact person is required.

Nomination of a contact person, who should be one of the people working in Denmark in connection with supplying the service.

REFERENCE REGULATIONS IN THE HOST COUNTRY
  • The Act on Implementation of Parts of the Working Time Directive
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  • Danish Working Environment Act
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  • Consolidation Act concerning the Posting of Workers
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    For the ufficial version, see the Danish text which prevails  Download PDF