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Viktoria Leppelmann

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Name: Viktoria Leppelmann
Date registered: October 11, 2016

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  1. Ineffectiveness of a suspicion termination after the disappearance of 115.000 Euro — September 29, 2017
  2. Determination of a termination with change of terms of employment — May 12, 2017
  3. A demand for parental leave by telefax does not meet the statutory condition of being in writing — January 11, 2017

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Ineffectiveness of a suspicion termination after the disappearance of 115.000 Euro

In order to protect employees from termination where there is suspicion that they have committed a crime, such a termination is subject to very strict conditions. In particular, the probability that the suspected employee is in fact guilty of the assumed crime has to be so high that the suspicion is considered urgent. The urgency …

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Determination of a termination with change of terms of employment

By judgment of 1 January 2017 (BAG, docket number 2 AZR 68/16), the Federal Labour Court ruled that a contract offer communicated by a termination with change of terms of employment has to be as precise as possible so that the employee can readily accept the contract offer. The parties were in dispute about a …

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A demand for parental leave by telefax does not meet the statutory condition of being in writing

On 10 May 2016, the Federal Labour Court ruled that sending a telefax does not meet the formal prerequisites for a valid demand for parental leave (BAG, docket number 9 AZR 145/15). The plaintiff was employed by the defendant from January 2012. The defendant regularly employed not more than ten employees. After the birth of …

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