The »Act on the temporary crisis-related improvement of the regulations for short-time working compensation« was passed in an expedited procedure and came into force on 16th March 2020. Below you will find an overview of the changes to the previous legal situation.
The coronavirus is spreading more and more. Even if the spread is (still) manageable, the economic consequences are becoming increasingly noticeable. Short-time work can be an effective means of reducing the economic burden. In the following we give a brief overview of the requirements.
Major credit and financial services institutions will, in future, be able to unilaterally terminate the employment of highly paid, risk-taking employees much more easily. What at first appears to be an outlier case under supervisory law, does, on closer inspection, also represent something very interesting when considering general labor practices.
The child is ill, an important delivery is expected »between 8:00 a.m. and 7 p.m.« or the car has to go to the garage. What could be more natural than working from home? A quick email to the employer that you will work from your home office in the morning and be in the office in the afternoon and the problem is solved. But it’s not always that simple. The following is a brief overview of the legal situation.