Other employment law issues

Disciplinary and grievance procedures, internal rules, employment records, transfer of undertakings.

Germany :: Human rights

Germany is one of the founding fathers of the Human Rights Council and has a Permanent Representative in the UN and a former President of the Human Rights Council …

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Germany :: Applicable law

Cross-border rights When drafting any employment-related contractual document it is always important to determine under which law the contract shall be administered …

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Germany :: Transfer of undertakings

This concerns the protection of employees when an establishment or part of an establishment changes ownership to another employer other than by operation of law …

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Germany :: Whistleblowing

There is no specific legislation on whistleblowing in Germany …

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Germany :: Female representation on supervisory boards

Germany’s largest companies have to ensure that 30% of seats on their supervisory board are held by individuals of the under-represented gender (in practice this is most likely to be women) …

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Germany :: Employee inventions

If an employee creates a patentable invention then they are obliged to notify their employers about its existence without delay …

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Germany :: Disciplinary procedures

General disciplinary sanction schemes are not governed by statute, but may be contained in some collective bargaining agreements …

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Germany :: Corporate governance rules

A code of practice published in association with the takeovers law requires the earnings of management board members to be disclosed in published corporate accounts …

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