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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


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


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


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


Employment update, Germany - September 2008
  • Bird & Bird
  • Germany
  • August 26 2008

Under German law, an employee may obtain a contractual entitlement against the employer as a result of a so-called “operating routine”. Such a routine results from a repeated, unreserved and uniform benefit provided by the employer


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


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


European Court of Justice, judgment of 12 February 2009, C-46607 regarding Directive 200123EC
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union, Germany
  • June 15 2009

Until now, according to the Federal Labour Court's Decisions, a business that was transferred during a transfer of a business pursuant to sec. 613a German Civil Code had to maintain its organisational independence in order for a transfer of business to be at hand


Federal Labour Court, judgment of 20 January 2009, 1 AZR 51508
  • Bird & Bird
  • Germany
  • June 15 2009

A trade union in charge of matters regarding the affected company is allowed to approach employees of this company with advertising and information via their business email addresses