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Labour court flushes out toilet tips from German cleaning company

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • Germany
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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

General compensation clause in German settlements prevents claims to holiday compensation

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • 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 Patton Boggs
  • -
  • 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 Patton Boggs
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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 Patton Boggs
  • -
  • Germany
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  • 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 Patton Boggs
  • -
  • Germany
  • -
  • 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 Patton Boggs
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  • Germany
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  • October 31 2012

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