Germany

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  • Germany: Useful resources - legal service providers

    Type:
    International manual

    Information on legal service providers for Germany employment law.

  • Germany: Employee rights

    Type:
    International manual

    Updated to include information on an employee’s right to carry forward annual leave entitlement if prevented from taking it because of sickness or operational or personal reasons.

  • Germany: Pay and benefits

    Type:
    International manual

    Updated to include information on the national minimum wage rate and income tax and social security thresholds applicable in 2017.

  • Germany: Termination of employment

    Type:
    International manual

    An employment law guide to termination of employment in Germany, covering notice periods, unfair dismissal - general, unfair dismissal - operational grounds, unfair dismissal - conduct-related grounds, unfair dismissal - grounds related to the employees' person, redundancy rights and references.

  • Germany: Useful resources - online employment law information

    Type:
    International manual

    Useful online resources on employment law in Germany.

  • Germany: Contracts of employment

    Type:
    International manual

    An employment law guide to contracts of employment in Germany, covering types of contract, written statement of terms of employment, standard business terms and employment contracts, and dismissal for variation of contract.

  • Germany: Training and development

    Type:
    International manual

    An employment law guide to training and development in Germany, covering apprenticeships and practical training.

  • Germany: Equal opportunities

    Type:
    International manual

    An employment law guide to equal opportunities in Germany, covering exemptions, specific provisions, harassment and sexual harassment, victimisation, positive action, and remedies and penalties.

  • Germany: Employee representation

    Type:
    International manual

    An employment law guide to employee representation in Germany, covering dual system, works council elections and membership, works council members' protection and facilities, works council's duties, works council's rights, conciliation committee, works council information for employees, company and group works councils, youth and trainee representative body, representation of people with disabilities, European Works Councils and board-level representation.

  • Germany: Industrial relations

    Type:
    International manual

    An employment law guide to industrial relations in Germany, covering trade unions, collective agreements, strikes and picketing, and lock-outs.

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HR and legal information and guidance relating to Germany.