Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, has expanded into Italy with the addition of a six-lawyer team in Milan led by experienced Italian principals Carlo Majer and Edgardo Ratti.

    Katja Hinz

    The Berlin office is getting two new atttorneys in time for the new year. Renowned partner Katja Hinz is joining vangard from Beiten Burkhardt and will enhance vangard’s consulting services considerably as a result of her experience in the start-up sector.

    Matthias Pallentin

    Another quick look at the latest news, organizing tickets for the next home game – even at the workplace a lot of private surfing occurs. In reaction to these circumstances, how can an employer enforce a ban on the private use of the internet at work with effective sanctions for possible violations? The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has now laid down the conditions pertaining to the permissible monitoring of the use of company communication devices.

    Exciting political changes and decisions are having a great influence on the current situation in Europe. What impact is this having on the labor law framework and our further economic development? What are the trends? Find out more at the Littler Global European Conference on Tuesday, 7th November 2017 in our Hamburg office.

    Susanne Eisenschmidt

    German law provides strict limits on employee surveillance, regardless of the surveillance methods used. These limits became apparent again when the German Federal Labor Court recently ruled that employees cannot be dismissed without notice for (alleged) working time fraud based on data obtained by the employer through the use of keylogger software. However, these data can still be used under certain circumstances.

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