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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

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

An advertisement for a job vacancy can constitute discrimination on the grounds of age, decision of the Federal Labour Court, 19.8.2010

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

An advertisement for a job vacancy breaches the General Equal Treatment Act (the AGG), and constitutes age discrimination, if it specifically stipulates that the company is looking for "young" applicants

Exact timing of the notice of dismissal important in determining day on which termination "received" by the employee, decision of the Regional Labour Court, Cologne, 17.09.2010

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

Written notice of dismissal posted into an employee's home mailbox after 4 pm on a work day should not be considered as having been received on that day

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

Stuttgart Labour Court, decision of 15 April 2010

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Germany
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  • August 12 2010

Discrimination in employment (including conditions for access to employment) on the grounds of race or ethnic origin, gender, religion or secular belief, disability, age or sexual identity is prohibited in Germany under the General Equal Treatment Act (the "AAG") which came into force on 14 August 2006

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

European Court of Justice, judgment of 12 February 2009, C-46607 regarding Directive 200123EC

  • Bird & Bird
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  • European Union, Germany
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  • June 15 2009

Until now, according to the Federal Labour Court's Decisions, a business that was transferred during a transfer of a business pursuant to sec. 613a German Civil Code had to maintain its organisational independence in order for a transfer of business to be at hand