Yvonne Frederiksen


Yvonne advises on all aspects of labour and employment law, but her areas of special interest are:

  • Discrimination - including advising clients on how to avoid discrimination claims, implementing policies and defending any claims, having extensive litigation experience in this area
  • All types of incentives
  • Industrial relations - including collective bargaining and dispute resolution
  • Health and safety

Qualifications and Experience

  • Member of the expert panel on employment law under the Council of the Danish Bar and Law Society
  • Ius Laboris, Co-Chair of Discrimination IPG
  • Danish Employment Lawyers, Vice-Chair, 2007-2013
  • Member of the European Employment Lawyers Association (EELA)
  • Teaching activities in various contexts, including for the Danish Lawyers' Association and the Danish Centre for Legal Training (JUC)
  • Co-author of the Annotated Anti-Discrimination Act (in Danish), 2008
  • Right of audience in the Supreme Court, 2005
  • Norrbom Vinding, Associate, 1998, and Partner, 2003-
  • Denver University, USA, LLM, 1999
Insights by Yvonne Frederiksen
The Supreme Court, the EU Court and s. 2a of the Salaried Employees Act
14 Dec 2016 | Read more
How much compensation to pay?
08 Dec 2016 | Read more
Supreme Court judgment - no duty to reassign during the notice period
01 Nov 2016 | Read more
The Danish Government's legislative programme 2016/17
24 Oct 2016 | Read more
Landmark ruling on religious headwear on its way
12 Aug 2016 | Read more
The Supreme Court: Special pay for students under the age of 25 is allowed
24 Jun 2016 | Read more
3 or 5 years' limitation?
16 Jun 2016 | Read more
Don't forget: The age 70 rule will be abolished
10 Dec 2015 | Read more
Amendment of the Danish Working Environment Act
01 Dec 2015 | Read more
Age or sickness absence?
19 Oct 2015 | Read more
Education is the way to go
19 Aug 2015 | Read more
Bill to abolish the 70-year rule adopted
27 Jan 2015 | Read more
Bill to abolish the 70-year rule
10 Dec 2014 | Read more
Compensation for occupational injury from effects of sexual harassment
13 Nov 2014 | Read more
Danish Government's legislative programme
22 Oct 2014 | Read more
Sensitive personal data in court proceedings
24 Sep 2014 | Read more
Supreme Court refers questions about redundancy pay to the EU Court
24 Sep 2014 | Read more
Zero tolerance for alcohol
30 Apr 2014 | Read more
EU Court: Compensation must be based on full-time pay
11 Apr 2014 | Read more
Supreme Court's judgment in under-18s case
16 Jan 2014 | Read more
Fixed-term employment in Italy
16 Jan 2014 | Read more
Neither age nor disability
20 Dec 2013 | Read more
Danish Government's legislative programme
28 Oct 2013 | Read more
No application - no compensation
14 Aug 2013 | Read more
Bill on Agency Workers' Rights passed
17 Jun 2013 | Read more
Amendment of Act on Equal Treatment of Men and Women
23 Apr 2013 | Read more
Amendment of the Working Environment Act
23 Apr 2013 | Read more
Sickness and disability - judgment of the EU Court
23 Apr 2013 | Read more
Act on Equal Treatment of Men and Women to be amended
22 Nov 2012 | Read more
Gender equality in board rooms
01 Nov 2012 | Read more
Several reasons were not enough
01 Nov 2012 | Read more
Too tired for work
10 Sep 2012 | Read more
Pay during parental leave before the Supreme Court
30 Aug 2012 | Read more
Supreme Court ruling on compensation under the Part-Time Employment
20 Aug 2012 | Read more
No doubt about the Employment Equality Directive
15 Aug 2012 | Read more
Act on the Board of Equal Treatment amended
22 Jun 2012 | Read more
Ignorance was no excuse
12 Mar 2012 | Read more
Fixed-term work in Andalusia
13 Dec 2011 | Read more
Age discrimination - but no compensation
25 Nov 2011 | Read more
Hitting the nail on the head
28 Oct 2011 | Read more
An important exemption
24 Oct 2011 | Read more
The statistics were clear
11 Oct 2011 | Read more
The inflexible mother
10 Aug 2011 | Read more
Are you a woman of initiative?
14 Jun 2011 | Read more
Discrimination on grounds of disabled child
14 Feb 2011 | Read more
Relevant competencies, please!
10 Feb 2011 | Read more
Men do not breastfeed - or do they?
28 Jan 2011 | Read more
Danish Supreme Court refers definition of disability concept to the ECJ
17 Jan 2011 | Read more
Documentation, please!
13 Jan 2011 | Read more
Amendment of the Danish Holiday Act?
20 Oct 2010 | Read more
Part-time employees are entitled to "full" compensation for work-related injury
19 Oct 2010 | Read more
Care worker on light duties did not suffer discrimination
20 Sep 2010 | Read more
Church - not a sect
18 Aug 2010 | Read more
Reason for not offering permanent employment was not fertility treatment
13 Aug 2010 | Read more
Part-time and fixed-term employment in the EU
20 Jul 2010 | Read more
Doubt about how to interpret part-time leave agreement
19 Jul 2010 | Read more
Fertility treatment did not shift burden of proof
14 May 2010 | Read more
From part-time to full-time - thanks, but no
14 Apr 2010 | Read more
Dismissal of pregnant employee was justified
15 Mar 2010 | Read more
When does entitlement to compensation for loss of earnings end?
18 Feb 2010 | Read more
Pregnancy Directive does not entitle to keep the same pay
16 Feb 2010 | Read more
High Court affirms judgment on age discrimination at the Central Customs and Tax Administration
17 Dec 2009 | Read more
Mother of disabled child awarded compensation
11 Nov 2009 | Read more
Failure to conduct salary review during maternity leave
19 Oct 2009 | Read more
Care worker dismissed while on maternity leave
18 Sep 2009 | Read more
DKK 5 000 for sexual harassment
18 Sep 2009 | Read more
The High Court interprets the Equal Treatment Act
20 Aug 2009 | Read more
Language requirements did not constitute discrimination
14 Aug 2009 | Read more
Change in working hours constituted discrimination
28 Jul 2009 | Read more
Dismissal of pregnant employee constituted discrimination
20 Jul 2009 | Read more
Difficult to dismiss pregnant employees - regardless of poor finances
02 Jun 2009 | Read more
Painting contractor liable in damages
19 May 2009 | Read more
Paternity leave and pregnancy
01 May 2009 | Read more
Taxi driver dismissed for pregnancy
30 Mar 2009 | Read more
Employer was not ordered to pay lawyers' fees
11 Mar 2009 | Read more
Pregnant or just not good enough?
27 Feb 2009 | Read more
Men in shorts
20 Jan 2009 | Read more
DKK 10 000 for double sexual harassment
12 Jan 2009 | Read more