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Management and foreign languages: Communication with the works council

Managers of international companies are often confronted with the problem of having to communicate with their employees and the works council in a foreign language that they do not fully master. This can easily lead to conflicts. In a recent decision in June, the Nuremberg Regional Labor Court (ref. 1 TaBV 33/19) has now clarified the scope. The … Continue reading

Can you still appraise your employees in France?

Most companies regularly appraise their employees, as this provides the opportunity to follow their performance and career development. For the purposes of such appraisals, some companies (often those belonging to US-based groups) use a “ranking” method and in some instances the “forced ranking” appraisal method. This purpose of this system is to place employees into … Continue reading