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Federal Labor Court: employee consent does not expire automatically when employment ceases

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • Germany
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  • March 23 2015

The German Federal Labor Court has ruled that an employee's consent to be filmed for company advertising does not expire automatically when the

Single breast grope not sackable offence, says European court

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • Germany
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  • February 18 2015

Right, that should be enough to scupper UKIP's chances of bringing the UK out of Europe, so now onto the actual facts. The German Labour Court in

Privacy Commissioner: it is inadmissible to collect employee data with the purpose of avoiding liability for non-payment of minimum wage

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • Germany
  • -
  • February 16 2015

Commenting on a new law, under which employers are strictly liable for the obligation of their sub-contractors to pay the minimum wage, the Privacy

Higher labour court: employers’ Facebook page is not subject to co-determination by the works council

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • Germany
  • -
  • February 9 2015

The Higher Labour Court of Düsseldorf has ruled that the works council has no right to co-determine the setup of an employer's Facebook page. In

The 10 most important facts about the new German Minimum Wage Act

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • Germany
  • -
  • November 28 2014

With the new Minimum Wage Act (Mindestlohngesetz, MiLoG) a statutory national minimum wage will be introduced in Germany for the first time. The

Draft law: Greens want to protect whistleblowers

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • Germany
  • -
  • November 24 2014

The German political party Bündnis 90Die Grünen (The Greens) recently submitted a draft law on the protection of whistleblowers to the

Labour court flushes out toilet tips from German cleaning company

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • Germany
  • -
  • June 6 2014

The claimant was an employee of a cleaning company and until June last year worked as a so-called "sitter" at a large shopping center in Oberhausen

Germany: no entitlement to free use of a parking space based on company practice

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • Germany
  • -
  • May 20 2014

Do employees have a claim against their employer for the provision of a free parking space after using a company space free of charge for years? No

The sad smiley :( goes to Court

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • Germany
  • -
  • 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 Patton Boggs
  • -
  • Germany
  • -
  • 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