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Principal net wage case goes to Denmark's High Court

This fall a case concerning Denmark's net wage scheme under the Danish International Ship Register will go before the country's High Court. The crux of the matter is whether this net wage should be adjusted. The Danish Maritime Officers want DFDS and other carriers to pay more per employee.

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One of the main pillars of Danish shipping will now we reviewed in relation to a large scope legal case scheduled for the fall and winter 2015. The case concerns the matter of solely paying net wages to employees under the Danish International Ship Register, DIS.

The protracted legal case involving the union Danish Maritime Officers on the one side and the Danish Shipowners' Association on the other has now been sent to Denmark's High Court because the matter is deemed to be of principal nature.

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