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New rights for works councils

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • Germany
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  • October 30 2008

German companies are currently coming to terms with new legislation that places obligations on them in the event of a change in control of the business

Holiday carry-over by sick workers limited by ECJ

  • Cobbetts LLP
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  • European Union, Germany
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  • December 21 2011

The ECJ has recently upheld German national rules which imposed a fifteen month time limit after which workers on long term sick could no longer carry over their holiday

Works Council information regarding fixed-term hiring

  • Latham & Watkins LLP
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  • Germany
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  • March 1 2012

Pursuant to s. 99 of the Works Constitution Act (Betriebsverfassungsgesetz - BetrVG), any company with more than 20 employees eligible to vote that seeks to hire employees on a fixed-term basis is required to inform the works council of its intentions

Successful assertion of compensation claims with respect to employees

  • CMS Hasche Sigle
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  • Germany
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  • July 23 2012

It can happen to any employer: certain employees turn out to be black sheep and their conduct, which may even be criminal, causes the company considerable economic loss

German court keeps a close eye on surveillance in the workplace

  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
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  • Germany
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  • April 11 2011

Are claimants becoming more dishonest?

Labor courts in Germany extend employer’s rights to monitor and control employee IT devices

  • Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
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  • Germany
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  • October 31 2012

In a series of recent verdicts since 2011, Higher Labor Courts in Germany have increased the employer’s scope to monitor and control employees’ use of provided company IT and to sanction breaches of contract and statutory law discovered hereby

Part-time employment during part-time parental leave

  • Oppenhoff & Partner Rechtsanwälte
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  • Germany
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  • April 17 2013

By judgement of 19 February 2013 (docket no.: 9 AZR 46111), the Federal Labour Court confirmed that an employee can demand the reduction of hisher

What is minimum?

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
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  • Germany
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  • December 18 2007

The new German Postal minimum wage is 9.80 or $14.40 per hour in real American money

Remuneration and corporate governance in financial institutions

  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
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  • France, Germany, Global, Netherlands, United Kingdom
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  • October 2 2009

There is a pressing need for remuneration and governance principles in financial institutions to be based on a globally consistent framework, rather than national initiatives

Changes in the employment of mini and midi jobbers as of 1 January 2013

  • Oppenhoff & Partner Rechtsanwälte
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  • Germany
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  • December 27 2012

As of 1 January 2013, the provisions relating to so-called mini jobs and midi jobs are amended. For employments at low pay rates (mini jobs) the pay limit