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Discriminatory job advertisement - No claim for damages if applicant was not “seriously” applying for the job
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Germany
  • August 18 2017

If an applicant applies for a job solely to bring a claim then he will have no claim for damages, even if the job advertisement violates the General


Act on Transparency of Pay Structures - Another hassle for Companies in Germany
  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • 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


Age discrimination within the recruitment process and the burden of proof of justification
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Germany, USA
  • May 23 2017

By judgment of 15 December 2016 (BAG, docket number 8 AZR 45415), the Federal Labour Court has ruled that the employer bears the burden of proof for


Deutsches Insolvenzrecht - Übersicht zum Insolvenzanfechtungsrecht German Insolvency Law - Overview of Insolvency Challenge Rights
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Germany
  • April 20 2017

Um die Insolvenzmasse zu erhöhen, ermöglicht das Insolvenzanfechtungsrecht dem Insolvenzverwalter, unter bestimmten Voraussetzungen auf Werte


Global Employment Law - What's new? Spring 2017
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • European Union, Germany, United Kingdom
  • April 10 2017

The revised Shareholders' Rights Directive has been adopted, introducing several measures to increase the oversight powers of shareholders’ in listed


Global Employment Lawyer - Volume 2, Issue 3 - Winter 2017
  • Dentons
  • Germany, USA
  • March 20 2017

According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2015, women working full-time in the US had median weekly earnings that were only


No discrimination of disabled people in case of reduction of occupational pensions because of prematurely claiming
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Germany
  • March 7 2017

By judgment of 13 October 2016 (BAG, docket number 3 AZR 43915), the Federal Labour Court ruled that a reduction of occupational pension payments due


Increase of Working also for Disabled Employees!?
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Germany
  • February 13 2017

On 26 January 2017, the Federal State Labour Court (Bundesarbeitsgericht) ruled that a disabled part-time employee may not claim damages for


The objective suitability of an applicant is no condition for discrimination
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Germany, USA
  • December 12 2016

The Federal Labor Court (Bundesarbeitsgericht) decided on 19 May 2016 (docket no. 8 AZR 47014) that an applicant, who is not objectively suitable for


ECJ: No Discrimination Claims for Mock Applicants in Europe
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • European Union, Germany, USA
  • September 2 2016

Just in time for the 10th anniversary of the German General Equal Treatment Act (Allgemeines Gleichbehandlungsgesetz - AGG) the European Court of