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Mayer Brown
Works council elections are generally held every four years, from March 1 through May 31. A flawed election process can be costly for the employer.
Dentons
It is market standard in Germany to insist on forfeiture clauses in employment contracts, i.e., language providing that any claims arising under the contract are forfeited if not exercised...
Mayer Brown
Works council elections are generally held every four years, from March 1 through May 31. The
Jones Day
Non-compete clauses in the United Kingdom or United States do not typically provide for compensation.
Orrick
On July 6, 2017, the Pay Transparency Act (Entgelttransparenzgesetz – EntgTranspG) came into force aiming to tackle the gender pay gap – which is suspected to range somewhere between 7 and 22 % in Germany.
Jones Day
As a consequence, Germany faced major strike waves from small but powerful niche unions.
Jones Day
The German parliament has identified a gender pay gap and intends to close it.
Mayer Brown
Germany is about to see the biggest reform of its pension landscape since the enactment of the Pensions Act (Betriebsrentengesetz) in 1975.
Orrick
On April 1 2017, the reform of the German Act on Temporary Agency Work (Arbeitnehmerüberlassungsgesetz) came into force bringing major changes for agencies and their clients.
Dentons
Therefore, employers should be aware that even minor changes in the contractual terms of an existing contract may necessitate an update of the forfeiture clause.
Mayer Brown
Subject to certain conditions, German employment law entitles employees to unilaterally demand a reduction in working time from their employers.
Jones Day
The New York State Department of Financial Services required Commerzbank to terminate the employment of a Germany-based employee on the basis that he played "a central role" in the breaching of US sanctions.
iGlobal Law
Temporary agency workers may only be employed by the same hirer for 18 consecutive months. After that further employment is only possible after a 3 month gap.
Orrick
As we reported last summer, Germany's Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) set up a centralized platform for receiving whistleblower complaints of alleged violations of supervisory provisions...
Orrick
On January 11, 2017, the German Federal Cabinet has adopted the Equal Pay Act (Entgelttransparenzgesetz) submitted by the German Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth.
Orrick
The German Federal Labor Court (Bundesarbeitsgericht – BAG) has ruled that when an employer provides Facebook users access to publish posts on the company's Facebook page...
Orrick
A legislative change that entered into force on October 1, 2016, affects multinationals with employees working in Germany.
Orrick
On October 21, 2016, the German Parliament adopted the draft law regarding the reform of the German Act on Temporary Agency Work.
Field Fisher
Eine zum 1. Oktober 2016 in Kraft tretende Gesetzesänderung kann einen erheblichen Einfluss auf die Standard-Arbeitsverträge vieler Unternehmen in Deutschland haben.
TMF Group
With its mix of emerging and booming economies, political uncertainty and extreme contrasts in business customs, European jurisdictions can never be categorised as one homogeneous whole.
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Mayer Brown
Works council elections are generally held every four years, from March 1 through May 31. The
Dentons
It is market standard in Germany to insist on forfeiture clauses in employment contracts, i.e., language providing that any claims arising under the contract are forfeited if not exercised...
Orrick
On October 21, 2016, the German Parliament adopted the draft law regarding the reform of the German Act on Temporary Agency Work.
Jones Day
Non-compete clauses in the United Kingdom or United States do not typically provide for compensation.
Jones Day
The German parliament has identified a gender pay gap and intends to close it.
Orrick
Draft legislation regarding the reform of the German Act on the Supply of Temporary Employees (Arbeitnehmerüberlassungsgesetz – AÜG) has been introduced by Germany's Federal Minister of Labor.
Orrick
On July 6, 2017, the Pay Transparency Act (Entgelttransparenzgesetz – EntgTranspG) came into force aiming to tackle the gender pay gap – which is suspected to range somewhere between 7 and 22 % in Germany.
Littler Mendelson
On 16 November 2015, Germany's Federal Minister of Labour introduced draft legislation to reform temporary employment and contracts for work and labour.
Orrick
On April 1 2017, the reform of the German Act on Temporary Agency Work (Arbeitnehmerüberlassungsgesetz) came into force bringing major changes for agencies and their clients.
Field Fisher
Eine zum 1. Oktober 2016 in Kraft tretende Gesetzesänderung kann einen erheblichen Einfluss auf die Standard-Arbeitsverträge vieler Unternehmen in Deutschland haben.
Mayer Brown
Pension law in Germany will be significantly amended by the transposition of the European Mobility-Directive (Directive 2014/50/EU) into German law, as announced on December 30, 2015.
Orrick
Statistics reveal a difference of 7 percent between the remuneration paid to men and that paid to women with the same qualifications in Germany.
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