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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

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

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Germany
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  • October 9 2007

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

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
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  • 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
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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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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