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Reference certificate free sample

Reference certificate   Introduction Personal data and length of employment relationship Job Description Workplace, position and competencies of the employee Performance Evaluation Mrs. … / Mr. … has always done the tasks assigned to him / her to our absolute satisfaction. (Very good) Mrs. … / Mr. … has always done the tasks assigned to …

Termination agreement related to an employment contract

Template This is only a template of an employment termination agreement and shall be modified and adapted to your situation and needs. Termination Agreement Between the <Employer > and <Employee> § 1 Consensual termination of the employment relationship The parties agree that the employment relationship terminates by mutual agreement as requested by the employer on …

Warning letter under German labour law

Template This is only a template of a notice of warning and shall be modified and adapted to your situation and needs. <Sender> <Recipient> Notice of Warning <Date> Dear Mr./Mrs./Ms. <Surname>, We unfortunately have to communicate you that we are aware of the following: <Description of the misconduct> By doing so, you have violated an …

Holiday and leave entitlement in German labour law

The leave entitlement is regulated by the employment contract. The tariff regulations apply. According to the German Federal Leave Act, an employee is entitled to at least four weeks’ leave per year. This is equivalent to 24 working days or 20 working days for a 5-days week. However, the employee must first acquire his days …

Salary under German labour law (without minimum remuneration)

The amount of an employee´s wage (remuneration, salary) is agreed between the employee and the employer before the beginning of the employment. The earned income is stated in the employment contract. Otherwise the tariff or company regulations apply. Holiday pay and Christmas bonuses Holiday pays or Christmas bonuses are “gratifications” from the employer. These allowances …

Time limit of the employment contract

The employer may limit the employment contract to two years, in case of a new employment relationship. Limitation Conditions The following conditions must be respected for shorter time limits: The company has only temporary needs for work. The employee is hired following an education or study. This facilitates the transition to subsequent employments. It is …

Employment agreement

In an employment contract are formulated the rights and obligations of a working relationship between employer and employee. The following points are important parts of an employment contract: What? – Description of the tasks which the employer can assign to the employee Where? – Definition of the place where the employee would work When? – …

Reasons for dismissal under German labour law

The reasons for a termination are divided in the following areas: Grounds for dismissal: Extraordinary and immediate termination: Ordinary termination with period of notice Notice of termination for reasons of conduct Special reasons are required With previous warnings Dismissal on personal grounds With no warnings Forced redundancies Operational circumstances are required Notice of termination for …

Period of notice to terminate an employment contract in Germany

Employee  The employer or employee may terminate at the end of a calendar month (or on the 15th). The period of notice is then four weeks. Example: Employee announces the termination on March 26, 2018. The end of a calendar month is on March 31, 2018. He leaves on April 30, 2018. In his letter …