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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


Federal Labour Court, judgment of 21 August 2008, 8 AZR 40707
  • Bird & Bird
  • Germany
  • June 15 2009

In the transfer of a business, pursuant to sec. 613a (5) German Civil Code, the business transferor or the transferee has to notify the identity of the business transferee


Germany: A European View on Employment Law
  • Bird & Bird
  • Germany
  • July 1 2016

Germany has a civil law system, meaning that employment law is governed by a variety of different laws. Nearly 40 of employees are represented by a


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


Release from active duties for employees’ near relatives in need of care
  • Bird & Bird
  • Germany
  • May 6 2008

The “bill on the structural development of the public long term care insurance” is currently in the parliamentary process


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


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


Revocation of a company car: Federal Labour Court (Bundesarbeitsgericht), judgment dated 19 December 2006
  • Bird & Bird
  • Germany
  • October 9 2007

Many employers grant a company car to employees that can be used for private purposes


International employment relations and mandatory law
  • Bird & Bird
  • Germany, Netherlands
  • October 9 2007

A German company employed a Dutch national to work in The Netherlands and Belgium


Stuttgart Labour Court, decision of 15 April 2010
  • Bird & Bird
  • Germany
  • August 12 2010

Discrimination in employment (including conditions for access to employment) on the grounds of race or ethnic origin, gender, religion or secular belief, disability, age or sexual identity is prohibited in Germany under the General Equal Treatment Act (the "AAG") which came into force on 14 August 2006