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No dogs allowed – a “ruff” decision for employees

The Regional Labour Court Düsseldorf (Landesarbeitsgericht, LAG) ruled on 23 March 2014 (docket number: 9 Sa 1207/13) that employers are generally entitled to prohibit their employees from taking their dogs to work. According to the judges the prohibition can be based on the employer’s right to give instructions (Direktionsrecht) to his employees – as that …

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