Category Archive: Rescission

Being pulled over a barrel for a little donkey / Rescission of an employment contract due to fraudulent misrepresentation

Under what circumstances are employers allowed to rescind an employment contract on the grounds of fraudulent misrepresentation? The Higher Labour Court (Landesarbeitsgericht, LAG) Schleswig-Holstein answered that question on November 19, 2013 (docket number 1 Sa 50/13). A married-couple that had made a fortune in the lottery several years ago had started to market children’s books …

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