With the sporting world looking to return to action over the next weeks and months, we take a look at whether or not such a return is safe or if it could be seen as asking workers to work in an unsafe environment. Read on for details
Over the past 24 hours, the German government have made significant changes to both the benefits available to employees who have had their hours reduced and the taxation levels within the service industry.
Our next Webinar on Expats in Frankfurt – German Employment Law in 15 minutes is scheduled for Friday, October 31st, 2014, at 11am German time. Please follow this link for more details on the content and our easy registration.
A just published resolution by the German Federal Labor Court on a Pension Dispute in Germany deals with important deadlines in German appeal proceedings (Federal Labor Court, resolution dated 15.10.2013 – reference 3 AZR 640/13).
German Employment Law allows the employer to instruct his employee to temporarily work on a higher level position without being permanently bound to this. This has recently been decided by the Higher Labor Court of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.
On 18th November 2021, the German Parliament passed the "Act Amending the Protection against Infection Act and other Laws on the occasion of the Repeal of the Determination of the Epidemic Situation of National Significance." The Act obliges employers, with regards to § 28b para. 2 Sentence 1 IfSG, to monitor compliance with the “3G rules” in the workplace. At first glance, this obligation does not suggest any major difficulties, since simple entry checks can theoretically be carried out. However, on a closer look, as is so often the case, data protection problems arise.
The ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE ACT published by the European Commission on 21.04.2021 aims to regulate the use of these systems. An objective measure of risk assessment will be applied, with four different levels of risk. In this article by ZELLER & SEYFERT, you will find out how these are designed and what practical effects the decision will have. To begin with, this much: According to our assessment, it is likely that all artificial intelligence measures related to German labor law will be subject to significant regulation.