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German tax aspects of secondments
  • Bird & Bird
  • Germany
  • June 30 2011

Globalization has led to increasing cross-border secondments of management and other employees


Separation agreement - interpretation of a general settlement clause: Regional Labour Court for the State of Hesse (Hessisches Landesarbeitsgericht)
  • Bird & Bird
  • Germany
  • February 5 2008

Many employers enter into separation agreements with employees who have to leave employment


Exact timing of the notice of dismissal important in determining day on which termination "received" by the employee, decision of the Regional Labour Court, Cologne, 17.09.2010
  • Bird & Bird
  • Germany
  • June 3 2011

Written notice of dismissal posted into an employee's home mailbox after 4 pm on a work day should not be considered as having been received on that day


Absence due to illness does not result in the forfeiture of holiday entitlements
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union, Germany
  • February 19 2009

The current position under German law is that every employee has the right to a minimum of 24 days' paid holiday each year (although agreements can be made to enhance this statutory minimum


Wrongful compliance system can seriously backfire for German companies
  • Bird & Bird
  • Germany
  • July 11 2013

A new decision of the Federal Labour Court has highlighted the risks of wrongful compliance system for German companies. Compliance is a major issue


Employment update, Germany June 2007
  • Bird & Bird
  • Germany
  • June 25 2007

With effect from 1 May 2007, the legislation on Part Time and Limitation of Employment Contracts (Teilzeit- und Befristungsgesetz TzBfG) has been amended


Can wage dumping in relation to the commercial cleaning trade be prevented by broadening the Arbeitnehmerentsendegesetz (AEntG) (legislation implementing the Posting of Workers Directive (9671EC)?
  • Bird & Bird
  • Germany
  • October 9 2007

The AEntG was introduced approximately 10 years ago to eliminate discrepancies between the treatment of employees employed by domestic and foreign service providers within Germany


Employment update - Germany - February 2007
  • Bird & Bird
  • Germany
  • February 20 2007

The claimant’s employment contract was governed by a collective bargaining agreement (“Tarifvertrag”


Employment update, Germany - February 2007
  • Bird & Bird
  • Germany
  • February 20 2007

Employees are entitled to object to the transfer of their employment (from transferor to transferee) within one month of receiving notification of the proposed transfer


Limits to the amount of information an employer must provide to an employee, decision of the District Labour Court Berlin-Brandenburg, 05.11.2010
  • Bird & Bird
  • Germany
  • June 3 2011

Where an employee has breached his employment contract, and the employer offers that employee the chance to enter into a termination agreement as opposed to being dismissed without a notice for cause, the employer is under no obligation to be honest with the employee about the strength of its case against him