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Julia Tilkorn

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Name: Julia Tilkorn
Date registered: December 23, 2013

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  1. No reduction of holiday entitlement when switching from full to part-time — February 19, 2015
  2. Ins and Outs re Notice Periods and Fixed-Term Contracts — October 28, 2014
  3. Ins and Outs re. Notice Periods and Fixed-Term Employment — October 23, 2014

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No reduction of holiday entitlement when switching from full to part-time

The Federal Labour Court (Bundesarbeitsgericht, BAG) has strengthened the holiday entitlement of part-time workers in a judgment of February 10, 2015 (10 AZR 453/13). The judges decided that the proportionate reduction of vacation days when switching from a full-time job to a part-time job is unlawful.  The dispute concerned a public service employee of the …

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Ins and Outs re Notice Periods and Fixed-Term Contracts

Fixed-Term Contracts under German Law In Thursday’s blog, we talked about notice periods under German law. Today’s contribution will focus on fixed-term employment contracts. Can a fixed-term contract be concluded orally? No, the specific duration of the employment contract needs to be put in writing, with employer and employee signing. Oral agreements will lead to …

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Ins and Outs re. Notice Periods and Fixed-Term Employment

Employment relationships may end for various reasons. Two of the most common reasons are termination by either party or the end of a fixed-term contract. An employment contract may be terminated by either the employer or the employee by observing the applicable notice period. Employment contracts may also be concluded for a fixed-term. If the …

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