Termination Agreement: What happens in Germany if a contractual termination agreement has been already been signed and the employee dies afterwards? Is the termination agreement still valid? The Landesarbeitsgericht Baden-Württemberg has already decided (judgement of 15.12.2021, 2 Sa 11/21). If the death of the employee occurs during the contract conclusion phase of Read more…
Leave despite Corona quarantine Order If an employee does not submit a medical certificate of incapacity for work despite an official quarantine order, vacation days will be credited: Cologne Regional Labor Court, judgment of 13.12.2021, 2 Sa 488/21 Employees who have to go into an officially ordered quarantine during their 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…)