Gabriele Heise

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…


 Kerstin Weckert

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.…


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…