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Die fristlose Kündigung eines Amazon-Betriebsratschefs wurde nun in zweiter Instanz bestätigt. Der Betriebsratsvorsitzende bei Amazon (Standort Winsen/Luhe, LK Hamburg), war
Der Widerruf einer Einstellungszusage aus gesundheitlichen Gründen ist keine Diskriminierung einer schwerbehinderten Person (ArbG Siegburg, Urteil vom 20.03.2024, Az. 3
Arbeitnehmer haben gegen ihren Arbeitgeber einen Anspruch auf eine Erhöhung der Vergütung in dem Umfang, in dem sich ihre Arbeitszeit
Minimum wage increases The statutory minimum wage will increase in two steps from January 1, 2024, i.e. from January of this year the minimum wage will be
In implementation of the “EU Directive on the reconciliation of work and private life for caring relatives (2019/1158)” of June 20, 2019, there is a draft law that
Employers can receive wage subsidies if they hire job seekers which are more difficult to place and promote their professional integration
Starting on January 1st, 2024, parents of a legally insured, sick child up to the age of 12 will be able to take up child sick days for 15
Since December 7th, 2023, it has now been permanently possible to attest to incapacity for work by telephone under certain conditions. Has this decision
On July 12, 2023, the Federal Council passed the draft law for the Family Start Time Act, which was presented by the Federal Ministry for Family Affairs on March 8, 2023
If an employee's certificate of incapacity for work is submitted in connection with a termination, the suspicion quickly arises that this could be faked.
The Federal Labor Court (BAG) decided in a fundamental decision (ref. 2 AZR 17/23, judgment of August 24, 2023) that people who work in a private
On June 26, 2023, the Minimum Wage Commission decided to increase the statutory minimum wage for the years 2024 and 2025. The minimum wage should therefore
The federal government launched the so-called inflation compensation bonus at the end of October 2022. This is a voluntary service,
The electronic certificate of incapacity for work (eAU), which has been mandatory since the beginning of the year, is now well known. Employers no longer receive the certificates of incapacity for work from the statutory
On December 16, 2022, the German Bundestag passed the law for better protection of whistleblowers (Whistleblower Protection Act - HinSchG). It is based on
From 2023, employees working from home can count more days and a higher value per day. It is now possible
The electronically supported tax audit was introduced with effect from January 1st, 2012, which requires the acceptance of the tax audit according to §
The federal government's 3rd relief package As part of the 3rd relief package, the federal government has drawn up a draft law with which employer contributions in
On October 1st, 2022, a new concept will be introduced in the Infection Protection Act, which is intended to define the future regulations regarding corona protection measures. The so-called
Raising the minimum wage One of the SPD's key campaign promises was to raise the statutory minimum wage to €12 an hour.
The Evidence Act has been amended, which entails extensive changes to the requirements for employment contracts. The already far-reaching information obligations
The "epidemic situation of national significance" established by the federal parliament expires Nov. 25, 2021. Instead of extending it, the
Already vaccinated? - what questions can employers ask? Which employers can ask these questions under which circumstances
The Cologne Labor Court decided that the extraordinary dismissal of a service technician who repeatedly refused to wear mouth and nose protection was effective
In April 2020, a company announced an exceptionally termination without notice. The employee concerned had violated the security distance, a colleague
To counteract the corona pandemic, a large part of the population is now starting to get vaccinated. Employers are now wondering if they can
On April 20, 2021, the Corona Occupational Safety and Health Ordinance was adjusted. Due to the ongoing pandemic, certain points have been revised and restrictions have been tightened. Here are the
On Monday, 26.04.2021, the new "Federal emergency brake" entered force. The changes in the Infection Protection Act include federal restrictions, in which
Due to the ongoing pandemic situation in Germany, the Saxon State Ministry for Social Affairs and Social Cohesion adjusted the
What is working time fraud? By entering into the employment contract, as an employee, you declare that you agree to all of the conditions set out in it. You
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