Can your boss just revocate the possibility to do “telework”? Is the consent of the work council necessary? If an employer intends to revoke a telework agreement, it must generally obtain the consent of the works council: Federal Labour Court, decision of 20.10.2021, 7 ABR 34/20. The Case: In a recent Read more…
Who are the protagonists of the German Labour Law System? The German labour law system distinguishes between the following protagonists: International workers in Germany? You should have a look at the following article. Employee: An employee in the sense of labour law is someone who works for another in personal dependence Read more…
Collective labour law can be subdivided into two levels:
Collective bargaining law – the level dealing with relations between trade unions, employer associations and individual employers.
Workplace labour relations law (also known as works constitution) – the level dealing with relations between employer and workforce in individual establishments.
Collective bargaining law
Collective bargaining autonomy is among the constitutionally protected rights of trade unions and employer associations. The collective bargaining partners thus have the right to enter into collective agreements under their own responsibility. (more…)