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Suffering from stress may be a significant factor to be included in a health declaration

By Morten Ulrich and Mette Klingsten. 

Employment law newsletter

The rescission of an employment contract was justified because the employee had not informed her new employer prior to her new employment commencing that she had been dismissed from her previous job on the grounds of long-term sickness absence caused by stress. The Danish Supreme Court has confirmed this in a judgment dated 9 June 2015.

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