It is not only in the course of discussions about "gender equality" that interest groups are calling for more wage transparency. The so-called intra-company wage gap and the different levels of compensation paid to different employees is also often not without controversy. The EU Commission has now responded to this situation with a proposal for a new directive. But what measures are planned and what do they mean for employers and employees? You can find answers to these questions here at ZELLER & SEYFERT.
A recent ruling from the Düsseldorf Regional Labor Court 6th Chamber and the Essen Labor Court has provided a precedent for some employees assigned to Kurzarbeit, or short-time (reduced) work, and their entitlement to vacation allowance due to the pandemic.