Keep the overview: These corona funding schemes are available in Germany

Keep the overview: These corona funding schemes are available in Germany

The COVID 19 pandemic is not only a stress test for companies, but often confronts them with existential financing questions. With this article, we...

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Created by Kerstin Weckert | |  Labor Law

Vacations in a risk area – quarantine as “additional leave at the employer’s expense”?

Anyone entering Germany from a Corona risk area must currently undergo a 14-day quarantine according to all federal states’ legal provisions. This is...

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Created by Christine Ostwald | |  Labor Law

Does a collectively agreed overtime regulation unlawfully prevent employees from taking leave?

On June 17, 2020 (file no. 10 AZR 210/19 (A)), the Federal Labor Court (Bundesarbeitsgericht, “BAG”) again referred a question to the European Court...

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Increased short-time working allowance and extended additional in-come as of June 2020 possible
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Increased short-time working allowance and extended additional in-come as of June 2020 possible

As early as April, the leaders of the Grand Coalition had generally agreed to gradually increase the short-time working allowance, which had...

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Created by Michael Emig |

Corona Emergency Aid Act: doubling of the research allowance

With the second Corona Emergency Aid Act, the German Federal Government has once more increased tax research allowances in order to create additional...

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Created by Ralf Pelz | |  Labor Law

Notification of collective redundancies – The devil is in the details

If the term of an establishment pursuant to the Collective Redundancies Directive 98/59/EC (MERL), which is decisive for a notification of collective...

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Tax Alert on the Corona economic stimulus package: short-term reduction of VAT rates

Tax Alert on the Corona economic stimulus package: short-term reduction of VAT rates

This week, the coalition committee approved an economic stimulus and crisis management package. In the area of VAT, two changes were agreed upon: One...

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Created by Andreas Metzner, LL. M. |

German Federal Government extends investment screening laws and procedure to include the health industry

Following the amendment to the Foreign Trade and Payments Act (Außenwirtschaftsgesetz) adopted by the German Federal Cabinet on April 8, 2020, the...

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Impeding the applicability of collective agreements is inadmissible
|  Labor Law

Impeding the applicability of collective agreements is inadmissible

Union members automatically have rights and remedies under a collective agreement if the employer is also bound by the respective collective...

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Created by Nina Senninger | |  Labor Law

After all, is there an immediate obligation to introduce a working time recording system?

Almost a year ago, the European Court of Justice (ECJ, decision of May 14, 2019 - C-55/18) ruled that EU Member States must oblige employers to set up...

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