This publication gives an overview of all key aspects of German labour and employment law as well as adjoining fields. Legal professionals with expert knowledge and many years of experience explain the legal basis of these aspects of German law, point out typical practical problems and suggest solutions to those problems. In addition, examples are given on how to best manage legal pitfalls to minimize risks. This book translates employment and labour law for foreign in-house counsels and human resources managers at international companiesand provides a clear understanding of the complex legal regulationsin Germany.
All three editors of the book, Dr. Jens Kirchner, Pascal R. Kremp and Michael Magotsch, are key legal professionals working at the Frankfurt office of DLA Piper, one of the largest legal services providers in the world (www.dlapiper.com), with national and multinational clients. Their experience includes the management of cross-border restructurings, outsourcing and transfer of undertaking measures, as well as the management of national and multi-jurisdictional merger and acquisitions projects, including post-merger integration processes.
|Publisher:||Springer Berlin Heidelberg|
|Edition description:||Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2010|
|Product dimensions:||6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)|
About the Author
Pascal R. Kremp, LL.M. (Wake Forest University) is an attorney and partner of the German Employment practice group of DLA Piper and is based in the Munich office.
Michael Magotsch, LL.M. (Georgetown University) is an attorney and partner of the German Employment practice group of DLA Piper based in the Frankfurt office until 2016.
Table of ContentsExecutive Summary: German Employment and Labour Law.- Executive Summary: German Employment and Labour Law.- Employment Law.- Recruitment.- Employment Contracts and Further Legal Sources.- Employee or Freelance Worker.- Agency Workers.- Immigration.- Employee Secondments.- Pay and Benefits.- Working Hours, Holidays and Health and Safety.- Partial Retirement.- Diversity and Discrimination.- Data Protection and Monitoring.- Employee Inventions and Copyrights.- Non-Competition Clauses.- Termination of Employment.- Family Friendly Rights.- Managing Directors and Management Board Members.- Labour Law.- Unions and Collective Bargaining.- Labour Conflicts.- Employee Representation.- Restructuring.- Mergers and Acquisitions.- Business Transfers.- Stock Options.- Company Pensions.- Employee Co-Determination at Board Level.- Court Proceedings.