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Miriam Hendrich

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Name: Miriam Hendrich
Date registered: January 16, 2017

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  1. Age discrimination within the recruitment process and the burden of proof of justification — May 23, 2017
  2. 40 Euro lump sum compensation in the event of late or incomplete wages — January 26, 2017

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Age discrimination within the recruitment process and the burden of proof of justification

By judgment of 15 December 2016  (BAG, docket number 8 AZR 454/15), the Federal Labour Court has ruled that the employer bears the burden of proof for justification within the meaning of sec. 3 para 2 half sentence 2 of the General Equal Treatment Act (Allgemeines Gleichbehandlungsgesetz, AGG) . In the present case, the plaintiff …

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40 Euro lump sum compensation in the event of late or incomplete wages

On 22 November 2016, the Labour Court Cologne decided that an employer who pays late or incomplete wages is obliged to pay lump sum compensation in the amount of 40 Euros to the affected employee (Judgement of 22.11.2016 – 12 SA 524/16). In 2011 the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union passed …

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