Par trois décisions rendues le 13 septembre 2023, la Cour de Cassation a pris une position inédite et opéré un revirement de jurisprudence concernant les règles applicables aux congés payés des salariés en arrêt maladie.

Ainsi, la Cour de Cassation a considéré dans ces décisions que tous les salariés en arrêt maladie, que l’origine de

German employment law will introduce new legislation bringing numerous changes in 2024 that HR managers should be aware of.

New legislation enters into force

The factors for calculating the levels in the social insurance system were adjusted on 1 January 2024. You can find the current rates and limits here. The statutory minimum wage

Das deutsche Arbeitsrecht bringt im Jahr 2024 zahlreiche Neuerungen und geplante Änderungen, die Personalverantwortliche kennen sollten.


Zum 1. Januar 2024 wurden die Rechengrößen in der Sozialversicherung turnusgemäß an die Einkommensentwicklung angepasst. Die aktuellen Rechengrößen finden sie hier. Der gesetzliche Mindestlohn wurde auf € 12,41 angehoben. Die Jahresverdienstgrenze für Minijobber liegt 2024 bei € 

This blog was co-authored by Likho Chitha, Candidate Attorney

On 1 February 2024, the Minister of Employment and Labour increased the national minimum wage by 8.5% from R25.42 to R27.58 for each ordinary hour worked from 1 March 2024.

The increase will apply to most workers, including farm workers and domestic workers whose minimum

This year is set to be a busy one for employers and, in particular, HR professionals, with a number of new employment laws and developments coming into force throughout 2024.  This includes new rules on holiday leave and pay and the application of TUPE, changes to flexible working and increased protection from redundancy and sexual

On 11 January 2023, the government published draft regulations to make changes to paternity leave legislation which will provide fathers and partners with greater flexibility when taking their paternity leave entitlement. 

The Paternity Leave (Amendment) Regulations 2024 are due to come into force on 8 March 2024 and will apply only to children whose expected


La Cour d’appel a récemment eu à clarifier les limites aux droits des employeurs lorsque vient le temps de négocier une convention collective. Dans un jugement rendu vers la fin de l’année 2023, la Cour est venue préciser le cadre juridique s’appliquant à la période communément appelée le « gel des conditions de travail »[1]