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German Data Protection Commissioners Release Guide for Private Email Use at the Workplace
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Germany
  • March 21 2016

The Conference of Data Protection Commissioners (CDPC) of the Bund and the Länder has published a guide for the private use of email accounts at the


The German “Arbeitszeugnis” (reference): a sometimes dangerous mystery for non-German employers
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Germany
  • March 18 2016

Germany is considered a leading industrial nation in many areas of business and technology but when it comes to law and formal requirements it is


Higher Labor Court: Browsing History May be Assessed Without Employee Consent
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Germany
  • March 2 2016

The Higher Labor Court of Berlin-Brandenburg (Landesarbeitsgericht) has ruled that an employer may assess the browsing history of an official


Bring your own device considerations for your policy
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Germany
  • August 19 2015

Around two thirds of companies worldwide currently allow their employees to use their personal devices for company purposes. Recent statistics


Federal Labor Court: employee consent does not expire automatically when employment ceases
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Germany
  • March 23 2015

The German Federal Labor Court has ruled that an employee's consent to be filmed for company advertising does not expire automatically when the


Single breast grope not sackable offence, says European court
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Germany
  • February 18 2015

Right, that should be enough to scupper UKIP's chances of bringing the UK out of Europe, so now onto the actual facts. The German Labour Court in


Privacy Commissioner: it is inadmissible to collect employee data with the purpose of avoiding liability for non-payment of minimum wage
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Germany
  • February 16 2015

Commenting on a new law, under which employers are strictly liable for the obligation of their sub-contractors to pay the minimum wage, the Privacy


Higher labour court: employers’ Facebook page is not subject to co-determination by the works council
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Germany
  • February 9 2015

The Higher Labour Court of Düsseldorf has ruled that the works council has no right to co-determine the setup of an employer's Facebook page. In


The 10 most important facts about the new German Minimum Wage Act
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Germany
  • November 28 2014

With the new Minimum Wage Act (Mindestlohngesetz, MiLoG) a statutory national minimum wage will be introduced in Germany for the first time. The


Draft law: Greens want to protect whistleblowers
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Germany
  • November 24 2014

The German political party Bündnis 90Die Grünen (The Greens) recently submitted a draft law on the protection of whistleblowers to the