Certificates of incapacity for work form the basis for the employee's entitlement to continued payment of wages during illness. However, there are situations in which the employer can question the probative value of such certificates.

On April 9, 2019, the Regional Labor Court in Düsseldorf ruled (file number 3 Sa 1126/18) that a fixed-term agreement was ineffective and a permanent employment relationship was therefore established with the employee, since the maximum duration of a fixed-term employment relationship without objective reason was only exceeded by a single day .

In a judgment dated March 28, 2023 (file number 5 Sa 128/22), the Mecklenburg-Western Pomeranian State Labor Court ruled on the effectiveness of an ordinary termination on suspicion. The employee/plaintiff was employed as an assistant by the defendant and worked flextime.

We explain what is important in the event of a termination by the employer and how you should react to it. Most importantly, you should adhere to the correct order and deadlines.

The Regensburg workforce of Continental and Vitesco is to be reduced by around a quarter by 2024. The planned downsizing already led to rallies in Regensburg in autumn 2020 - the mayor also intervened.

Many companies have currently ordered short-time work. Short-time working is basically aimed at bridging a temporary loss of work requirements without dismissing employees. Nonetheless, there are more and more cases in which the employer has ordered short-time work for an employee, but then terminates the employee during the short-time work. Many employees rightly ask themselves: Can the employer [...]

The current events surrounding the corona virus are unsettling many of our clients. Because the latent danger of a practice closure is present and not unlikely.

Due to the current developments in connection with the corona virus, many employees have questions about work and salary.

If an employee commits a crime, in addition to being punished by the law enforcement authorities, in many cases he also risks that his employer has an employment relationship

A reason for the termination is usually not given. For many employees, the question then arises whether the employer can give notice without giving a reason.