Daily Archive: December 4, 2014

Rest for the weary?

Taking a nap at work does not necessarily constitute grounds for dismissal. According to a recent judgment by the Cologne Labour Court (Arbeitsgericht, ArbG), the dismissal of an employee who took a nap which lasted several hours was disproportionate and thus invalid (judgment dated 19 November 2014, docket number 7 Ca 2114/14). The plaintiff works …

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