Germany

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  • Germany: Pay and benefits

    Type:
    International Manual

    Updated to include information on the national minimum wage rate and income tax and social security thresholds applicable in 2017.

  • Germany: Employee rights

    Type:
    International Manual

    Updated to include information on temporary agency workers' rights to equal pay and working conditions and limitations on the duration of their work assignments, effective from April 1, 2017.

  • Germany: Industrial relations

    Type:
    International Manual

    An employment law guide to industrial relations in Germany, covering trade unions, collective agreements, strikes and picketing, lock-outs and sources/references.

  • Germany: Health and safety

    Type:
    International Manual

    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.

  • Germany: Termination of employment

    Type:
    International Manual

    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.

  • Germany: Employee representation

    Type:
    International Manual

    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.

  • Germany: Useful online resources on employment law

    Type:
    International Manual

    Useful online resources on employment law in Germany.

  • Germany: Contracts of employment

    Type:
    International Manual

    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.

  • Germany: Training and development

    Type:
    International Manual

    An employment law guide to training and development in Germany, covering apprenticeships, practical training and sources/references.

  • Germany: Equal opportunities

    Type:
    International Manual

    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.

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HR practices and employment law in Germany.