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Incapacity to work in a shift system

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Germany
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  • April 30 2014

Shiftwork is considered a necessity in many job sectors and industries. The healthcare sector in particular requires a functioning shift system to

Compensating employee inventors

  • Taylor Wessing
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  • Austria, Germany, United Kingdom
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  • January 30 2014

In the life sciences, highly qualified and skilled people are employed in the research and development of new drug candidates and other advancements

Telecom privacy news

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • Germany, USA
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  • August 30 2010

As part of the draft of a law governing workplace privacy, Germany has proposed placing restrictions on employers who want to use Facebook and other social networking sites when making hiring decisions

Justification of difference of treatment on the grounds of age

  • Cobbetts LLP
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  • European Union, Germany
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  • March 23 2010

A maximum age can be justifiable but is dependant on the particular facts and circumstances of the case

Germany issues fines for unlawfully collecting employees’ health information

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
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  • Germany
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  • March 16 2010

The German federal state of Baden-Wuerttemberg, through its data protection authority, has fined a large drugstore chain for collecting and retaining employees' health information in violation of Germany's data protection law

Maximum age for doctors and dentists could be justified

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • European Union, Germany
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  • February 11 2010

The ECJ has considered the legality of legislation introducing a maximum age of 68 for doctors and dentists in the German NHS

Justifying age discrimination

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • European Union, Germany
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  • January 20 2010

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled that the protection of patients from declining performance of dentists due to their age may be a legitimate aim justifying difference in treatment on the grounds of age

German DPA fines drugstore chain 137,500 for illegal collection of health data

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
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  • Germany
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  • January 19 2010

On January 11, 2010, the data protection authority of the German federal state of Baden-Wurtemberg issued a press release stating that it had fined the Müller Group 137,500 for illegal retention of health-related data and failure to appoint a Data Protection Officer