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German tax aspects of secondments

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Germany
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  • June 30 2011

Globalization has led to increasing cross-border secondments of management and other employees

Absence due to illness does not result in the forfeiture of holiday entitlements

  • Bird & Bird
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  • European Union, Germany
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  • February 19 2009

The current position under German law is that every employee has the right to a minimum of 24 days' paid holiday each year (although agreements can be made to enhance this statutory minimum

The end of the principle of uniform collective bargaining agreements ("Tarifeinheit"), decision of the Federal Labour Court, 23 June 2010

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Germany
  • -
  • August 12 2010

For over 50 years the principle of uniform collective bargaining agreements has been an established part of German case law

Separation agreement - interpretation of a general settlement clause: Regional Labour Court for the State of Hesse (Hessisches Landesarbeitsgericht)

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Germany
  • -
  • February 5 2008

Many employers enter into separation agreements with employees who have to leave employment

Release from active duties for employees’ near relatives in need of care

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Germany
  • -
  • May 6 2008

The “bill on the structural development of the public long term care insurance” is currently in the parliamentary process

Employment update, Germany - September 2008

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Germany
  • -
  • August 26 2008

Under German law, an employee may obtain a contractual entitlement against the employer as a result of a so-called “operating routine”. Such a routine results from a repeated, unreserved and uniform benefit provided by the employer

Employment update, Germany - February 2007

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Germany
  • -
  • February 20 2007

Employees are entitled to object to the transfer of their employment (from transferor to transferee) within one month of receiving notification of the proposed transfer

Employment update - Germany - February 2007

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Germany
  • -
  • February 20 2007

The claimant’s employment contract was governed by a collective bargaining agreement (“Tarifvertrag”

Federal Labour Court, judgment of 20 January 2009, 1 AZR 51508

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Germany
  • -
  • June 15 2009

A trade union in charge of matters regarding the affected company is allowed to approach employees of this company with advertising and information via their business email addresses

Federal Labour Court, judgment of 21 August 2008, 8 AZR 40707

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Germany
  • -
  • June 15 2009

In the transfer of a business, pursuant to sec. 613a (5) German Civil Code, the business transferor or the transferee has to notify the identity of the business transferee