Created by Nina Senninger | |  Labor Law

Termination without notice due to a WhatsApp message?

The Berlin District Court’s decision in the matter Renate Künast vs. Facebook shows once more that insults, slander, and defamations are a daily...

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Created by Gabriele Heise | |  Labor Law

Fixed-term employment without objective reasons – previous employment dating back a long time

“How long is very long?” For about one year, this has been the question for every employer wishing to employ a person, who has already worked for such...

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Created by Ralf Pelz | |  Labor Law

Works Council’s Disclosure Rights versus Employee’s Data Protection Rights

If a works council refers to their monitoring activities according to article 80 sec. 1 no. 1 German Works Constitution Act (BetrVG) and demands...

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Created by Frank Außendahl |

The German Central Tax Office (BZSt) announced Correction of CRS-System Error 

Recently, the German Federal Central Tax Office (BZSt) released a newsletter, “Infobrief CRS 07/2019” regarding  the correction of an error in the...

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Created by Stephanie Breitenbach | |  Labor Law

The Federal Supreme Court has stopped discriminating dismissals of CEOs (managing directors)

CEOs represent the employer and are therefore not classified as employee and thus are not protected against discriminating dismissal – OR? Time and...

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Created by Markus Selg |

Revised version: Globalization and digitalization have reached GoBD

By letter of July 11, 2019, the German Federal Ministry of Finance (Bundesministerium für Finanzen, “BMF”) published the revised version of the German...

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Created by Dr. Christian Engelhardt | |  Labor Law

Watch Out when Co-Working!

Inventions, Works and Trade Secrets in Co-Working Spaces

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Created by Christine Ostwald | |  Labor Law

Latest News on the notification of collective redundancies - instant announcement of terminates possible

If an employer plans to lay-off more than a specified number of employees within 30 calendar days he is obliged to file an official notification with...

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Created by Nina Senninger | |  Labor Law

Employees with access to confidential information: What does the new German Trade Secrets Act (“GeschGehG”) mean for employers?

Employers are well advised to particularly protect their corporate know-how. The coming into effect of the new German Trade Secrets Act (“GeschGehG”)...

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