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The sad smiley :( goes to Court

  • Squire Sanders
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  • Germany
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  • March 24 2014

Smileys are widely used in e-mails, text messages or on t-shirts, and are usually an expression of happiness but sometimes also of sorrow and other

Germany: general compensation clause is sufficient to settle claims for unpaid holiday pay

  • Squire Sanders
  • -
  • Germany
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  • October 10 2013

Since the decision of the Federal Labour Court (file no.: 9 AZR 84411) on 14 May we finally have clarity around a longstanding question. If a

General compensation clause in German settlements prevents claims to holiday compensation

  • Squire Sanders
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  • Germany
  • -
  • October 2 2013

Since the decision of the Federal Labour Court (file no.: 9 AZR 84411) on 14 May we finally have clarity around a longstanding question. If a

Three-legged dog tests limits of German equality law

  • Squire Sanders
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  • Germany
  • -
  • September 23 2013

The Labour Court in Dusseldorf (file no.: 8 CA 788312) decided on 4 September that an employee could be prohibited from bringing her dog to

German newsletter - July 2013

  • Squire Sanders
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  • Germany
  • -
  • July 10 2013

Für ältere Arbeitnehmer kann nach einer aktuellen Entscheidung des Bundesarbeitsgerichts vom 26 März 2013 (1 AZR 81311) nunmehr eine

German Court rules that lower severance pay for older employees is possible

  • Squire Sanders
  • -
  • Germany
  • -
  • April 30 2013

According to a recent decision of the German Federal Labor Court (Bundesarbeitsgericht), a lower amount of severance can now be stipulated for older

Bring your own device considerations for your policy

  • Squire Sanders
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  • Germany
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  • January 25 2013

Status quo Around two thirds of companies worldwide currently allow their employees to use their personal devices for company purposes. Recent

Variable remuneration determination of the bonus pool

  • Squire Sanders
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  • Germany
  • -
  • October 31 2012

Companies often tell staff how the bonus pool is doing during the fiscal year

German employers should notify employment agency of all job vacancies

  • Squire Sanders
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  • Germany
  • -
  • February 16 2012

The German Federal Labour Court has ordered an employer to pay compensation to a job applicant who claimed that he had been turned down for a job because of his disability

German court gives important ruling on business transfers

  • Squire Sanders
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  • European Union, Germany
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  • December 6 2011

Any business seeking to do an acquisition in Europe needs to be aware of the European Acquired Rights Directive which is designed to protect employees’ rights on the transfer of a business or part of one