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19.04.2019
Freitag

Germany – Issuing notice of dismissal to substitute works council members – beware of the pitfalls

In Germany, when a substitute works council member is appointed to a works council to cover a regular member’s absence, the substitute member benefits from the additional protection against dismissal works council members enjoy. This article outlines the issues for employers to be aware of in considering terminating the employment of a substitute works council member. Ganzen Artikel lesen

05.01.2018
Freitag

Germany: The perfect restructuring (part 1)

Germany
When it comes to restructuring projects, companies often face a range of challenges. These include numerous factors that may directly or indirectly trigger employment law consequences. The perfect restructuring succeeds and begins in (allegedly) prosperous times and not when signs already point to a crisis. In this series of articles, we will examine the strategic and employment law aspects of restructuring. Part 1 deals with the business context, the different phases of restructuring and some core elements of the preparation and planning phase. Ganzen Artikel lesen