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Whether a reduction in staff is notifiable under s17 of the Consumer Protection Act depends on the thresholds set out in that section. The numbers of employees must be determined for each ...
Mayer Brown
Forfeiture clauses are commonly used in German employment agreements. While under statutory law, claims will only become time-barred three years after the end of the year of their due date...
lus Laboris
Many works council members are working hard in the context of the current coronavirus crisis, while their organisation has introduced short-time work. In what circumstances should they receive payment...
Heuking Kuehn Lueer Wojtek PartGmbB
Due to the current corona pandemic, many employers are enabling their employees to work from home. But what if the employee has an accident while working from home?
WhistleB
Es ist nun beinahe sechs Monate her, dass WhistleB Teil von NAVEX Global geworden ist. Die führende Marke für Software und Dienstleistungen im Bereich Risiko- und Compliance und die...
Heuking Kuehn Lueer Wojtek PartGmbB
On 7 April 2020, the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, in agreement with the Federal Ministry of Health, adopted the Covid-19 Working Hours Regulation (hereinafter referred to as....
lus Laboris
What happens if an employee has been terminated and is on gardening leave when another reason for terminating his or her employment comes to light? This article provides practical tips for employers.
lus Laboris
Termination not only needs a reason; it also has to meet formal requirements in order to be effective. With larger employers or those with international structures, a question often arises as to who is entitled to dismiss an employee.
McDermott Will & Emery
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Germany has introduced special occupational safety measures to protect the health of employees, restore economic ...
Heuking Kuehn Lueer Wojtek PartGmbB
Die Ausbreitung des Corona-Virus belastet die Wirtschaft in erheblichem Maße. Viele Unternehmen in Deutschland sind gezwungen, ihren Geschäftsbetrieb zu reduzieren...
lus Laboris
Many employers are familiar with this scenario: Employees (often sales representatives) drive from their homes to customer appointments, and the question arises whether the employees are entitled to be paid for this travel time.
lus Laboris
Severely disabled people are entitled to return to employment, in accordance with a step-by-step reintegration plan. However, a recent court case confirms that an employer may reject a reintegration....
Heuking Kuehn Lueer Wojtek PartGmbB
In the sensational decision of 14 May 2019 (Case C-55/18), the ECJ ruled that the Member States must oblige employers to introduce an "objective, reliable and accessible system enabling the duration of time worked each day by each worker to be measured".
Heuking Kuehn Lueer Wojtek PartGmbB
After a mere ministerial declaration more than three weeks ago, the German Federal Government has now also intro-duced a draft of an act which is intended to put recent and future virtual works council decisions on a legal basis.
lus Laboris
For employers interviewing potential workers in Germany, the case law remains as strict as ever. The bottom line: Take the greatest possible care...
Heuking Kuehn Lueer Wojtek PartGmbB
The regulation of March 25, 2020 was announced in the Federal Law Gazette on March 27, 2020 and entered into force retroactively as of March 1, 2020. It is initially valid until December 31, 2020.
Heuking Kuehn Lueer Wojtek PartGmbB
As with other highly infectious diseases, employers have a duty to inform their staff about the coronavirus as part of their general duty of care and consideration.
Heuking Kuehn Lueer Wojtek PartGmbB
According to the "Act on the temporary crisis-related improvement of the regulations for short-time work compensation", a company can order short-time work due to the worldwide cases of illness caused by the coronavirus
Heuking Kuehn Lueer Wojtek PartGmbB
The Europe-wide spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) is now also directly affecting the professional sports sector.
Heuking Kuehn Lueer Wojtek PartGmbB
冠状病毒病的大流行对世界和德国的经济生活产生了深远的影响。
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