Daily Archive: November 25, 2014

Guilty or not guilty – termination of the employment of an addicted employee

The Labour Court Düsseldorf (Arbeitsgericht; docket number: 2 Ca 3420/14) ruled on October 21, 2014 that the termination of an employment with a gambling-addicted employee based on misappropriation of money is valid even though a works council agreement determines that the employer is obliged to take various disciplinary actions (including informal/formal warnings) prior to any …

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