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The German Federal Vacation Act (Bundesurlaubsgesetz) provides that vacation has to be approved and taken in the current calendar year.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
The questions of whether limitation periods in employment contracts must expressly exclude claims to the statutory minimum wage and whether limitation/forfeiture clauses in employment contracts.
Orrick
The German Federal Vacation Act (Bundesurlaubsgesetz) provides that vacation has to be approved and taken in the current calendar year.
Littler Mendelson
On November 20, 2018, the German Ministry of Finance sent the draft of the Brexit Tax Accompanying Act (the Act) to other ministries and industry associations for their review and input.
SKW Schwarz
Die Parteien stritten über die Höhe des der Klägerin zustehenden Urlaubsentgeltes nach Verringerung ihrer Arbeitszeit.
SKW Schwarz
Das Arbeitsgericht erklärte die Kündigung für unwirksam, das LAG hat die dagegen gerichtete Berufung zurückgewiesen.
SKW Schwarz
Erbringt ein Arbeitnehmer seine Tätigkeit an einer auswärtigen Arbeitsstelle, stellen die Fahrten zum Einsatzort und zurück mindestlohnpflichtige Arbeitszeit dar.
SKW Schwarz
Ein Geschäftsführeranstellungsvertrag kann, wenn im Vertrag selbst keine abweichende Regelung getroffen wurde, auch durch mündliche Vereinbarung beendet werden.
Orrick
The German Federal Labor Court (judgment of March 20, 2018 – 1 ABR 15/17) has recently clarified a matter of considerable practical relevance for U.S. companies offering stock options to employees of their Germany-based subsidiaries:
Jones Day
The Background: In an effort to benefit from Brexit, Germany is looking at ways to attract financial institutions and reduce their fears of excessive employee termination protections in Germany.
Mayer Brown
On June 13, 2018, the German cabinet adopted a draft bill giving, inter alia, employees the general right to demand a temporary reduction in working hours
Orrick
A recent ruling of the Federal Labor Court will invalidate thousands of forfeiture clauses in employment contracts in Germany.
Jones Day
Some employers like the concept that employees must repay a bonus if the employee is no longer employed as of a certain date. This may be permissible in Germany, but only under narrow circumstances.
Jones Day
The German Federal Labor Court (Bundesarbeitsgericht) ("BAG") held, on August 14, 2018, that it is permissible for an employer to promise employees a premium if they refuse to participate in a strike.
Orrick
Due to increased awareness and reporting triggered by the international #metoo discussion, besides taking preventive measures, it is crucial for companies with employees in Germany
SKW Schwarz
Not only since the Flexible Working Act entered into force in the Netherlands on January 1, 2016, working from a home office (or according to the legislative term: telework) ...
Orrick
Germany's Federal Constitutional Court (Bundesverfassungsgericht, BVerfG) has ruled that there must be the option of registering a gender ...
SKW Schwarz
Nicht erst, seitdem am 01.01.2016 in den Niederlanden das Gesetz über Flexibilität am Arbeitsplatz in Kraft trat, ist das Thema Home Office (oder entsprechend der legislativen Bezeichnung: Telearbeit) ein viel diskutiertes Thema.
SKW Schwarz
Der Betriebsrat hat kein zwingendes Mitbestimmungsrecht im Rahmen von Mitarbeiterbeteiligungsprogrammen....
SKW Schwarz
Bezahlte Freistellung, wenn der Arztbesuch nicht anders gelegt werden kann.
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SKW Schwarz
Erbringt ein Arbeitnehmer seine Tätigkeit an einer auswärtigen Arbeitsstelle, stellen die Fahrten zum Einsatzort und zurück mindestlohnpflichtige Arbeitszeit dar.
SKW Schwarz
Das Arbeitsgericht erklärte die Kündigung für unwirksam, das LAG hat die dagegen gerichtete Berufung zurückgewiesen.
SKW Schwarz
Die Parteien stritten über die Höhe des der Klägerin zustehenden Urlaubsentgeltes nach Verringerung ihrer Arbeitszeit.
Littler Mendelson
On November 20, 2018, the German Ministry of Finance sent the draft of the Brexit Tax Accompanying Act (the Act) to other ministries and industry associations for their review and input.
SKW Schwarz
Ein Geschäftsführeranstellungsvertrag kann, wenn im Vertrag selbst keine abweichende Regelung getroffen wurde, auch durch mündliche Vereinbarung beendet werden.
Jones Day
Some employers like the concept that employees must repay a bonus if the employee is no longer employed as of a certain date. This may be permissible in Germany, but only under narrow circumstances.
Jones Day
Non-compete clauses in the United Kingdom or United States do not typically provide for compensation.
Mayer Brown
On June 13, 2018, the German cabinet adopted a draft bill giving, inter alia, employees the general right to demand a temporary reduction in working hours
Jones Day
The Background: In an effort to benefit from Brexit, Germany is looking at ways to attract financial institutions and reduce their fears of excessive employee termination protections in Germany.
SKW Schwarz
Technological progress allows employers to monitor their employees during working hours in ways that are no longer merely theoretical.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Following months of uncertainty after the German elections in September of 2017 failed to produce an overall majority for any party, the center-right Christian Democratic Union (CDU/CSU) ...
Orrick
The German Federal Labor Court (judgment of March 20, 2018 – 1 ABR 15/17) has recently clarified a matter of considerable practical relevance for U.S. companies offering stock options to employees of their Germany-based subsidiaries:
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