Daily Archive: April 11, 2016

The requirement of very good English and German language proficiency for employment in an international company is self-justifying and does not constitute discrimination

The Regional Labour Court (Landesarbeitsgericht, LAG) of Baden-Württemberg decided on 15 January 2016 (docket no. 19 Sa 27/15) that the requirement of very good English and German language proficiency for employment in a company operating internationally is self-justifying and does not constitute discrimination. The description of the company’s team as being “young and highly motivated” …

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