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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

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

New data protection regulations proposed

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Germany
  • -
  • June 3 2011

Since 1 September 2009 protection of employee personal data has been regulated by Section 32 of the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG

Access to the internet may be "necessary" for works councils, decision of the Federal Labour Court dated 20 January 2010

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

Under German law the employer bears certain of the works council's costs, including the cost of any equipment the works council requires to fulfil its duties

Employment update, Germany June 2007

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Germany
  • -
  • June 25 2007

With effect from 1 May 2007, the legislation on Part Time and Limitation of Employment Contracts (Teilzeit- und Befristungsgesetz TzBfG) has been amended

Revocation of a company car: Federal Labour Court (Bundesarbeitsgericht), judgment dated 19 December 2006

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Germany
  • -
  • October 9 2007

Many employers grant a company car to employees that can be used for private purposes

Are job applicants entitled to reasons from the employer for not getting the job? Decision of the Federal Labour Court, 20 May 2010

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

The German Federal Labour Court has referred questions on the application of the Equal Treatment Directives and their implementation into German law to the ECJ for a preliminary ruling

Limits to the amount of information an employer must provide to an employee, decision of the District Labour Court Berlin-Brandenburg, 05.11.2010

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Germany
  • -
  • June 3 2011

Where an employee has breached his employment contract, and the employer offers that employee the chance to enter into a termination agreement as opposed to being dismissed without a notice for cause, the employer is under no obligation to be honest with the employee about the strength of its case against him

Employment update, Germany - September 2008

  • Bird & Bird
  • -
  • 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
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  • February 20 2007

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