Tag Archive: temporary workers

You can’t have everything – no changes regarding intra-group agency work

The Government specifies the planned amendments of the Regulating Commercial Agency Work Act (Arbeitnehmerüberlassungsgesetz). According to the Government’s response to a parliamentary question (kleine Anfrage) put by the Group of the Greens (Die Grünen) the government does not plan any special regulations for the agency work within affiliated group companies (konzerninterne Arbeitnehmerüberlassung). In the Government’s …

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Be aware…

DLA Piper publishes regularly a newsletter in German with recent news about employment law. The February issue of the DLA Piper “Be Aware” Newsletter provides a summary on proposed laws according to the coalition agreement as well as an overview on important labour court decisions. The newsletter contains decisions about consequences of not only temporarily …

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Need a permanent employee? Don’t hire a temp.

The Regional Labour Court (Landesarbeitsgericht, LAG) of Schleswig-Holstein ruled on January 8, 2014 (docket number – 3 TaBV 43/13) that a temporary agency worker must not be used to meet a permanent demand for employment. In this case, the employer, a large subsidiary of a global healthcare group, needed a permanent assistant in a team comprising …

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Temporary workers – The German Federal Labour Court clears a “temporary” problem

According to the German Temporary Employment Act (Arbeitnehmerüberlassungsgesetz, AÜG) temporary employment agencies need to hold a license in order to lease out employees. If the temporary employment agency does not hold a license and temporary workers are supplied nonetheless, an employment relationship is deemed to have been established between the agency worker and the company leasing this worker. …

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