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Dr. Christina Heinz

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Name: Dr. Christina Heinz
Date registered: May 31, 2016

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  1. New Law on Pay Transparency soon to be adopted by German Bundestag — February 21, 2017
  2. Offending superiors on Facebook with emoticons does not automatically justify termination of the employment contract — August 31, 2016

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New Law on Pay Transparency soon to be adopted by German Bundestag

At the beginning of this week (13 February 2017), the German government introduced the bill on pay transparency (which was adopted before by the cabinet on 11 January 2017) to the German Bundestag. The German federal assembly was asked beforehand for its opinion and did not raise any concerns. The draft bill will be debated …

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Offending superiors on Facebook with emoticons does not automatically justify termination of the employment contract

On 22 June 2016 the Higher Labour Court of Baden-Wurttemberg (Landesarbeitsgericht Baden-Württemberg, docket number 1 Ca 290/15) ruled that referring to superiors with emoticons of animal heads – such as in this case a pig’s or a monkey’s head – in a conversation among employees on Facebook may be an insult, but was not sufficient …

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