News on Labour Law

21.01.2019
With the introduction of the so-called bridge part-time work on 1 January 2019, work on call in accordance with § 12 TzBfG was also newly regulated.
21.01.2019
The provisions of § 622 (2) sentence 2 BGB and § 29 (4) German Homework Act were repealed as of 1 January 2019.
21.01.2019
If a pension provision provides that the survivor's pension of a younger surviving spouse is reduced by 5 % for each full year of the age difference between the spouses exceeding ten years, this does not constitute discrimination on grounds of age contrary to the General Equal Treatment Act (Allgemeines Gleichbehandlungsgesetz - AGG). This was decided by the Federal Labour Court in its judgment of 11.12.2018 (Ref. 3 AZR 400/17).
21.01.2019
The provision in § 41 sentence 3 SGB VI, which enables the parties to the employment contract to postpone the date of termination by agreement during the employment relationship in the event of the agreed termination of the employment relationship upon reaching the standard retirement age, is effective.
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RA Dr. Christian Hess
RA Dr. Christian Hess
Legal Counsel (Syndikusrechtsanwalt)

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RA Fabian Seus
RA Fabian Seus
Legal Counsel

Head of Competence Center Labour Market

Labour Law, Labour Market and Collective-Bargaining Policies
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