Daily Archive: February 10, 2014

It could always be worse – Tax evasion not only leads to criminal prosecution

On the 7 January 2014 the Labour Court of Kiel (Arbeitsgericht Kiel) ruled that tax evasion can justify an ordinary dismissal (docket number: 2 Ca 1793a /13) even when the employee’s line manager was informed about tax evasion or, even worse, initiated such activity. The employee, a severely disabled person, worked for a long time as …

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Gold gone – job gone?

An employee who had been employed by a bank for 20 years was dismissed for cause with immediate effect when some gold within her charge went missing. Last September, renovations were taking place in the bank’s cellar creating chaos and disorder. An unexpected gold delivery worth EUR 300,000 arrived. The employee was responsible for transporting …

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