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Unbezahltes Langzeitpraktikum kann rechtmäßig sein - allerdings nur in Ausnahmefällen
  • EMPLAWYERS
  • Germany
  • October 23 2014

Ein spektakuläres Urteil des Landesarbeitsgerichts Hamm (1 Sa 66414 Urteil vom 17.10.2014) hat in diesen Tagen die ohnehin bereits kontrovers


German Federal Labor Court: termination following in vitro fertilization unlawful; implantation decisive not nidation!
  • CMS Hasche Sigle
  • Germany
  • April 9 2015

Under the German Maternity Protection Act, it is notpermissible to give notice of dismissal to a woman during pregnancy without the approval of the


Safeguarding secrets when employees leave
  • Taylor Wessing
  • Austria, Germany, United Kingdom
  • February 11 2014

Life sciences companies innovate rapidly and many of their employees, who drive the research and development on which these businesses are built, are


Longer notice periods after longer employment periods are no age discrimination!
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Germany
  • October 21 2014

If an employer desires to terminate an employee's employment without cause, German law provides for statutory minimum notice period. This ranges from


Dismissal after statements detrimental to the undertaking made via Facebook and YouTube the first decision by the German Federal Labor Court (BAG)
  • CMS Hasche Sigle
  • Germany
  • August 21 2014

This question has been occupying German employment lawyers for some time: Are social media posts by employees that are detrimental to business and


ECJ restricts minimum wage requirements in public contracts in Germany
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Germany
  • October 7 2014

14 of the 16 German states have introduced award-specific statutory minimum wage requirements in the last two years. Hereafter, the tenderers are


Schwellenwertberechnung für die Arbeitnehmermitbestimmung im Aufsichtsrat eines internationalen Konzerns
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Germany
  • October 7 2014

Die Autoren legen dar, dass die räumliche Beschränkung des deutschen Mitbestimmungs- bzw. des Drittelbeteiligungsgesetzes auf das Inland weder gegen


German Parliament enacts law on mandatory quota for women’s representation in businesses
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • Germany
  • April 2 2015

On March 6, 2015, the German Bundestag passed a law, the so-called “women’s quota” (Frauenquote), which ensures the equal participation of women and


No work, no holiday?
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Germany
  • August 18 2014

The German Federal Labour Court recently ruled that the statutory holiday entitlement remains unaffected by an unpaid special leave. This might sound


The minimum wage is on its way with consequences for all!
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Germany
  • December 9 2014

From 1st January 2015 a blanket minimum wage will apply in Germany. “The gross rate of the minimum wage from 1st January 2015 shall be EUR 8.50 per