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Thomas Wiedmann

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Name: Thomas Wiedmann
Date registered: March 17, 2017

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  1. Reverse discrimination – permissible privileged treatment of working experience with the same employer — March 30, 2017
  2. Boon and bane of social media — March 22, 2017

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Reverse discrimination – permissible privileged treatment of working experience with the same employer

Being one of the four fundamental freedoms of the European Union’s internal market, the free movement of persons as defined by Art. 45 TFEU (AEUV) grants all citizens of the member states the right to work cross-border as well as protecting them from any discrimination compared to domestic workers. If a national provision is incompatible …

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Boon and bane of social media

Employers often encourage their employees to create social media profiles with platforms like XING or LinkedIn since they will also benefit from the marketing effects. However, using social media may also cause substantial internal conflicts. Such a conflict was recently subject to a ruling by the Regional Labor Court of Cologne (Landesarbeitsgericht Köln, LAG) on …

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