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Employee monitoring – remotely and at the workplace: What is allowed and what are the risks?

The limits and risks of employee monitoring

Offering a young, dynamic team – Ageism in Startups?

Are startups violating the ban against age discrimination?

Compulsory work from home during quarantine: Yes or no - and who bears the costs?

Does the employee have an obligation to work during quarantine? And if not - who covers the cost?

No refund of vacation days in case of quarantine due to corona infection

Does a corona infection automatically translate to an incapacity to work? And what happens to the vacation days?

Short-time work 2022: Reduced vacation and continued easier access

According to a ruling by the GLFC in November, full workdays lost during short-time work may be deducted when calculating vacation days.

Minimum wage increase: The changes for the new year

In 2022, the statutory minimum wage will be increased yet again.

New year, same questions: Vacation on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve or not?

Many employees wonder year after year whether they will have Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve off or not.

Checklist for permissible interview questions

Want to be sure about what questions you are legally permitted to ask applicants in an interview?

Gender-neutral language – then what? Achieve more gender inclusivity in the job application process

Threshold values for employers

Vacation planning at the office: What happens to excessive leftover vacation?

Now is the time to decide if you want to allow your employees to transfer any vacation days remaining at the end of this year to next year.

Data protection as leverage for higher severance pay? Not any more!

A popular method of negotiating severance pay: The employee's right to information pursuant to GDPR. How can employers protect themselves from such practices?

No leave for employees due to hot weather

Homeoffice obligation & Corona test offer by employers

Find out more about what the recently introduced uniform Corona regulations ("emergency brake") mean for you.

No work, no beach

A new ruling by the State Labour Court Düsseldorf confirmed that no holiday entitlement arises in the case of short-time work “zero”. But what does this mean in practice?

Short-time allowance and leave

Find out more about how to calculate holidays for employees in short-time work.

R.I.P. trust-based working - Will the expected law on recording working time be the death of flexible work?

How can I prepare for the coming obligation to record working time?

False self-employment: An underrated risk for employers

Here we explain the criteria for false self-employment and the associated risks, so that you are always on the safe side!

Home office vs. mobile work - What's the difference?

It is often not known that not all types of home office are the same. When actually, there are different models, each with its own conditions, which entail different risks.

Employee monitoring – remotely and at the workplace: What is allowed and what are the risks?

The limits and risks of employee monitoring

Offering a young, dynamic team – Ageism in Startups?

Are startups violating the ban against age discrimination?

Compulsory work from home during quarantine: Yes or no - and who bears the costs?

Does the employee have an obligation to work during quarantine? And if not - who covers the cost?

No refund of vacation days in case of quarantine due to corona infection

Does a corona infection automatically translate to an incapacity to work? And what happens to the vacation days?

Short-time work 2022: Reduced vacation and continued easier access

According to a ruling by the GLFC in November, full workdays lost during short-time work may be deducted when calculating vacation days.

Minimum wage increase: The changes for the new year

In 2022, the statutory minimum wage will be increased yet again.

Data protection as leverage for higher severance pay? Not any more!

A popular method of negotiating severance pay: The employee's right to information pursuant to GDPR. How can employers protect themselves from such practices?

Homeoffice obligation & Corona test offer by employers

Find out more about what the recently introduced uniform Corona regulations ("emergency brake") mean for you.

No work, no beach

A new ruling by the State Labour Court Düsseldorf confirmed that no holiday entitlement arises in the case of short-time work “zero”. But what does this mean in practice?

Short-time allowance and leave

Find out more about how to calculate holidays for employees in short-time work.

New year, same questions: Vacation on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve or not?

Many employees wonder year after year whether they will have Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve off or not.

Gender-neutral language – then what? Achieve more gender inclusivity in the job application process

Vacation planning at the office: What happens to excessive leftover vacation?

Now is the time to decide if you want to allow your employees to transfer any vacation days remaining at the end of this year to next year.

No leave for employees due to hot weather

R.I.P. trust-based working - Will the expected law on recording working time be the death of flexible work?

How can I prepare for the coming obligation to record working time?

False self-employment: An underrated risk for employers

Here we explain the criteria for false self-employment and the associated risks, so that you are always on the safe side!

Home office vs. mobile work - What's the difference?

It is often not known that not all types of home office are the same. When actually, there are different models, each with its own conditions, which entail different risks.

Checklist for permissible interview questions

Want to be sure about what questions you are legally permitted to ask applicants in an interview?

Threshold values for employers

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Here's how short-time work works

Due to the increased transition to short-time working, employers have to contend with certain ambiguities.
We shed light on them!🔍

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