Updated to include information on the income tax and social security treatment of company cars.
An employment law guide to employee rights in Germany, covering hours of work, rest breaks and rest periods, Sunday work, holidays and holiday pay, maternity and pregnancy rights, parental leave, carer's leave, force majeure leave, part-time workers, fixed-term workers, temporary agency work, posted workers, transfers of undertakings, insolvency of employer, data protection and sources/references.
An employment law guide to industrial relations in Germany, covering trade unions, collective agreements, strikes and picketing, lock-outs and sources/references.
An employment law guide to health and safety in Germany, covering duties of employers and employees, safety representatives, enforcement and penalties, compensation for injury or illness and sources/references.
An employment law guide to termination of employment in Germany, covering notice periods, unfair dismissal - general, unfair dismissal - operational grounds, unfair dismissal - conduct-related grounds, unfair dismissal - grounds related to the employees' person, redundancy rights, references and sources/references.
An employment law guide to employee representation in Germany, covering dual system; works council elections and membership, works council members', protection and facilities, works council's duties, works council's rights, conciliation committee, works council information for employees, company and group works councils, youth and trainee representative body, representation of people with disabilities, European Works Councils, board-level representation and sources/references.
Useful online resources on employment law in Germany.
An employment law guide to contracts of employment in Germany, covering types of contract, written statement of terms of employment, standard business terms and employment contracts, dismissal for variation of contract and sources/references.
An employment law guide to training and development in Germany, covering apprenticeships, practical training and sources/references.
An employment law guide to equal opportunities in Germany, covering exemptions, specific provisions, harassment and sexual harassment, victimisation, positive action, remedies and penalties and sources/references.
HR practices and employment law in Germany.