Rodrigo Weihermann

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Name: Rodrigo Weihermann
Date registered: October 20, 2015

Latest posts

  1. The Federal Constitutional Court reviews strike ban for civil servants — February 27, 2018
  2. Are workers in minor employment entitled to occupational pensions? — October 27, 2017
  3. Restructuring of a business in Germany – an overview — October 5, 2017
  4. German Employee Boardroom Participation under European Scrutiny — July 26, 2017
  5. Ramadan – Impact on the employment relationship? — June 1, 2017

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Multiple fixed-term employment contracts of university scientists and the academic precariat

Multiple fixed-term employment contracts of university scientists may be lawful, as recently confirmed and specified by the German Federal Labour Court (Bundesarbeitsgericht, BAG) in its decision of 8 June 2016 (docket number 7 AZR 259/14). The Court did not find an abuse of legal right. The practice of multiple or repeat fixed-term employment (Kettenbefristung) may …

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Browser history analysis without specific employee consent

An employee’s entitlement to privacy and data protection in the workplace is one of the most frequently discussed topics in employment law. Many employers allow, or at least tolerate, private internet use in the workplace to a reasonable extent. If the employer instead opts to prohibit all personal use of internet in the workplace, an …

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Employee data protection – an increasingly onerous task?

In Brussels, the EU Commission, the Council and the Parliament are currently negotiating the final version of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in what is known as the trilogue discussions. Whilst there are still considerable differences between the three drafts in play one thing is sure: together with the individual fines, reputational implications for …

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