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Employment references

Job references Employees and freelance employees are entitled to a certificate called in Germany “Zeugnis”. The prerequisite is a permanent employment relationship so that the assessor has enough time to recognize the professional and personal qualities of the employee. Person entitled to issue the reference certificate „Zeugnis“  The only person entitled to issue the reference …

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 …