Welcome to the Workplace Blog!

In this Blog we write about topics from the Workplace Law and HR world: We discuss important court decisions and planned legislations, give practical tips and share with you experiences from our daily working life…

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Your PWWL editorial team

Christine Wahlig
Attorney at law
Editorial Management

Alice Tanke
Marketing Manager

Obligation to record working hours in Germany!

In its highly relevant decision of 13 September 2022 (Case No. 1 ABR 22/21), the Federal Labor Court (Bundesarbeitsgericht – BAG) ruled that employers [...]

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Strengthening of trade union participation within the SE

On 18 October 2022, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) made an important decision in SE law, which has a significant impact on the possibilities to structure [...]

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Fair negotiation of termination agreements: Offer may also be presented for immediate acceptance only

Employment relationships can be terminated in various ways. The termination agreement, in which the parties of employment mutually agree on the termination of [...]

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Dismissal due to refusal of Coronavirus rapid testing usually requires a prior warning

The statutory minimum wage also applies to foreign caregivers working in German private households

Impact of the Corona virus in the workplace

What changes are to be expected 2020 in German employment law?