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German Federal Labor Court: improper compliance system invalidates suspected corruption termination

Germany - May 27 2013 The Federal Labor Court confirmed that an employers' suspicion of an employees' corruption does not justify termination without notice if employer...

Dr. Daniel C. Schlößer.


Bundesarbeitsgericht: Unwirksamkeit einer Kündigung bei Korruptionsverdacht wegen fehlerhaften compliance-systems

Germany - May 15 2013 Unternehmen sind in den letzten Jahren in erhöhtem Ausmaß Korruptionsrisiken und den damit verbundenen negativen Auswirkungen ausgesetzt. Hierzu...

Dr. Daniel C. Schlößer.


Employer's guide to recovery of wage overpayments

USA, United Kingdom, Germany - January 30 2013 Many jurisdictions have enacted statutes governing whether an employer may recover inadvertent overpayments from an employee's wages, including rules...

John D. Shyer, Kevin D. Kay, Aaron Safane.


New developments in Germany’s vacation laws: expiration of vacation entitlements in the event of incapacity due to illness

European Union, Germany - August 16 2012 This article explores recent decisions by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) and German Federal Labour Court that challenge the previous principles of forfeiture of vacation entitlements for employees in Germany....


Rolling out a global antidiscrimination policy

USA, Middle East, United Kingdom, France, Germany - March 1 2012 Employers with multijurisdictional operations increasingly seek to implement blanket policies that apply equally to their employees wherever they might be based....

John D. Shyer, Emma Perkins, Alain Gatignol.