Employee

  • Employment Standards: Why Ignorance is Not Bliss for Employers

    … me of my responsibilities”. In our experience, such blanket employer ignorance is rare. We know that most employers want to do the right thing by their employees, and that they take the necessary steps to make sure that they do. But we also know that legal compliance is only one of a business owner’s many priorities. While it’s beyond the scope…

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  • Labour Law: Contract Penalties

    … Generally it is difficult to enforce compensation against employees. Usually an employee is only liable in cases of gross negligence or intent. Sometimes the proof of a damage is also difficult. If he doesn’t take the job despite agreement or he terminate without notice, the employer has a problem with a proof. Therefore penalties are agreed…

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  • Labour Law: Termination On Holiday

    … The holidays have started. May the employer terminate the labour treaty, if the employee is on holiday? What will happen? The termination reaches the employee, if it is in mailbox. And what happens, if holidays are longer then deadline of termination? The employee must apply an admission at the labour court. The deadline therefor is 14 days…

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  • Labour Law: Deadlines For A Termination

    … deadlines count. And they are surprised, if a long-time worker gives notice. Because the longer deadlines count only for employees, if it was agreed so. And don’t forget, that employees don’t have a longer deadline for a termination as employers. This post is also available in: German …

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  • Unnecessary costs for the employer

    … An employee resigns for health reasons his job. He will continue to operate on the date already away from work. The next day he gets in advance by e-mail the summary dismissal by the employer because of unexcused absence. However, according to his employment contract the employee has three days to submit a medical certificate. The employer…

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  • Labour Law: The job reference

    … An employee has a claim to a job reference. This rule is set out in § 109 GewO: “In case of termination of employment the employee has a claim to a written testimony, which must inform at least on the type and duration of the activity (basic certificate). The employee may require, that the information extend beyond performance and behavior…

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  • Many checks

    …). Do they award part-time jobs? Or are the checkers employees of several firms? Check them all in one go? TV stations, GEMA, GEZ? Maybe so municipalities can also save more staff. Let the inspectors control nor the park sinners. Is there a statistic how many inspectors there are in the various fields in Germany? …

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  • Where does bullying

    … An employee told, she has often dispute with her supervisor. This is bad in itself nothing. But the supervisor taunts like what is no more objective discussion. The limit for bullying can as easily be exceeded. After a sick note the supervisor says, the client would simulate. Or after buying a new car the supervisor asks how she does it well…

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  • It drags on

    … Labour court proceedings are determined by goodness negotiations. In many cases, the facts will be clarified and the case will be completed by an agreement on this date. However, some proceedings are lengthy. In a case no agreement was reached. So the court demanded to write briefs. And the plaintiff was without a lawyer. And so all things…

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  • The black sheep and the working time

    … In the context of the minimum wage is often scolded about timekeeping, it is a bureaucratic monster. Unfortunately, there are cases that give such monsters food. An employee has been terminated. Now there is to pay the overtime. In this company the employee had indeed a 40 h – week. Often, however, he had already worked out on Thursday…

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  • What’s that for a settlement offer?

    … The employee was first terminated on time. It is a 4 month notice. After that the employee was dismissed without notice. That means the boss can save a few months salary payment. Court proceeding. One issue is also the access of the termination without notice. The employee found the letter in the mailbox on 31th of March. The employer has…

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  • Gamble

    … An employer terminates the contract with its employee within the prescribed period. However, the organization has more than ten employees, the conditions for an unfair dismissal claim are given. Handwritten on the back of termination, the employer had offered the employee to pay a statutory calculating severance pay. Whatever these lines mean…

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