Volker von Alvensleben

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Name: Volker von Alvensleben
Date registered: December 23, 2013

Latest posts

  1. Notices of termination may not be signed before mass dismissal notification has been submitted — December 12, 2018
  2. Limitation of the extension of an employment relationship beyond the statutory age limit is permissible — April 5, 2018
  3. Competencies of Labour Courts for Managing Director Service Contracts — December 7, 2017
  4. Employee’s request for fixed-term employment narrowly interpreted — August 10, 2017
  5. Non-compete clauses – No Compensation for Abstention – Severability Clause — April 4, 2017

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Severability clauses…a “door-opener” for non-competes?

A post-employment non-compete clause is only enforceable if the employer agrees to pay at least 50% of the employee’s previous remuneration (including base salary, bonus payments, car allowances) during the non-compete period, according to sec. 74 para 2 of the Commercial Code (Handelsgesetzbuch, HGB). Until now, it has been generally assumed that the employment contract …

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These boots are made for walking…No right of co-determination when renovations extend the distance to the toilet

A works council does not have the right to prevent reconstruction of the entrance to the works council’s room even if the reconstruction measure increases the distance to the bathroom facilities. The works council of a carrier company filed a lawsuit at the Higher Labour Court (Landesarbeitsgericht, LAG) Hessen (March 3, 2014 – docket number: …

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