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Advocate-General’s opinion may have significant implications for holiday law in Germany

USA, European Union, Germany - June 1 2018 Under German law, employees generally apply for holiday during the holiday year so that their claims can be fulfilled. If they fail to do so, their...


Serious changes for fixed-term employment in Germany announced

USA - February 12 2018 The formation of a new government in Germany has not yet been completed however since February 7, 2018, the coalition agreement has been signed. Such...


Termination of employment due to poor performance - a brief legal comparison

USA, Sweden, Germany - September 19 2017 The Swedish Labor Court (AD 32017) had recently decided on the termination of the employment contract of a sales representative....

Staffan J Wegdell.


Act on Transparency of Pay Structures - Another hassle for Companies in Germany

Germany - July 17 2017 Although Germany faces next elections in September, the current government still establish new employment law acts, inter alia the new Act to Promote...


New regulations on use of external personnel in Germany

Germany - January 12 2017 The law to amend the German Employee Lending Law (Arbeitnehmerüberlassungsgesetz - AÜG) will come into effect as of 1 April 2017. This not only...