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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

Update Employee Data Protection: New EU Standard Data Protection Clauses for International Data Transfer

Employers beware! Those who rely on the old standard data protection clauses for the transfer of employee data to third countries should take action as soon as [...]

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Is the employer’s assumption of professional liability insurance remuneration subject to wage tax?

Pursuant to Section 38 (1) sentences 1 and 3, (3) sentence 1 of the German Income Tax Act (“EstG”), employers must withhold wage tax from wages for [...]

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Introduction of the electronic certificate of incapacity for work (eAU)

The amendments to the law on the electronic certificate of incapacity for work (eAU for short) have changed the obligation of insured employees to submit a [...]

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“Corona-Bonus” and workplace law

Significant compensation claims by employees in case of GDPR infringements

The retroactive remedy of an invalid works council’s resolution on short time work

Structural change in the industrial sectors – Linking the extension of short-time work compensation to further training measures

Short-time allowance for trainees, working students and mini-jobbers

Bundestag decides to make digital works council meetings possible

Ministerial draft on short-time work during Corona crisis