Created by Nina Senninger | |  Labor Law

Claim for payment in lieu of vacations for heirs?

Any leave not taken by an employee may be “paid out” only upon termination of but not during the ongoing employment relationship.

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Created by Dr. Eleni Konstantinou | |  Labor Law

Temporary Part-Time Work

With this Labor Law Update, we would like to introduce you to the amended provision of the German Act on Part-Time Work and Fixed-Term (“TzBfG”), by...

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Created by Nina Senninger | |  Labor Law

Travel time equals working time?

The question whether travel time qualifies as working time which needs to be compensated is regularly discussed. This can be regulated in a collective...

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Created by Gabriele Heise | |  Labor Law

How secret are your trade secrets?

The EU Directive on trade secrets’ protection against unlawful acquisition, use and disclosure, which has been in effect since June 2018, is supposed...

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Created by Kerstin Weckert | |  Labor Law

Exclusion clauses without exclusion of minimum wage entitlement ineffective

Employment contracts regularly include exclusion clauses according to which mutual claims must be asserted within three months from their maturity....

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Created by Marco Stahn | |  Labor Law

German Federal Labor Court loosens the video surveillance of employees 

Video surveillance on the job is a much discussed topic. For quite some time now the main question in daily practice is as to how long employers are...

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