Daily Archive: January 11, 2016

Termination without notice due to a nap during a night shift

The Higher Labour Court Rheinland-Pfalz (Landesarbeitsgericht, LAG) ruled on 16 April 2015 (docket number 5 Sa 637/14) that an employer can terminate an employee’s employment without notice because of a nap taken during a shift. The employee worked for 16 years as a night guard in a retirement home.  Two night guards were employed by …

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