Created by Gabriele Heise | |  Labor Law

Can an entitlement to annual leave become time-barred?

The German Federal Labor Court (“BAG”) has repeatedly dealt with questions concerning vacation law and has recently made fundamental decisions, for...

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Created by Johannes Herbold | |  Labor Law

A titled continued employment is not an employment relationship, not even a "second class" employment relationship

If the employer employs an already dismissed employee because he is obliged to do so on the basis of a court decision, such obligation generally only...

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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 Jacob Keyl | |  Labor Law

Prohibition of Corona-related distance measurements: Works council's claim for injunctive relief

In the case to be decided by the Wesel Labor Court on April 24, 2020 (File no.: 2 BVGa 4/20 - quoted according to Juris), the employer was sued for...

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Created by Stephanie Breitenbach | |  Labor Law

„Just look!” – or not even that? On the works council right to view payroll records

Work council’s demands to view and evaluate gross payroll records have repeatedly led to disputes, especially since work council’s rights were...

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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
|  Labor Law

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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