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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 …

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 …

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? – …

Warning letter under labour law

In sport, the referee shows yellow and red cards to alert the players of their misconduct. “If you do not follow the rules, you are out! “ A similar system has been created also in the legal world, and that is represented by the “warnings”. A warning letter is similar to a yellow card. A …

Protection against dismissal under German labour law

The regulations on protection against dismissal should give stability and security to the employment relationship. If all conditions for termination have been complied with in all points, the termination is considered effective. Lawsuit against unfair dismissal The employee may file complaint against unfair dismissal at the German Labour Court (Arbeitsgericht in German). If the employee …

Termination of employment

Terminating an employment contract can be regulated by an ordinary or an extraordinary termination. If the employer or the employee wants to withdraw from the employment contract before the period of notice, the following possibilities have to be taken into consideration: Annulment Exemption from work Termination without notice Please make sure to contact a lawyer …