Dismissal of an employee on sick leave

If an employee is ill, this is legal default. This means that the employee’s neglect of his job, as a starting point, does not have consequences for the employment relationship.

That is, if the employee notifies his employer of the illness, which must not have been contracted intentionally or by gross negligence, then it is lawful default.

Our lawyer and partner Søren Merrild Bie has explained how the different types of employees and the employer are in the event of termination during sick leave. Read more in the article in Horsens Folkeblad, by clicking here.