In Germany, there is a rule, which says: If you do not work you do not earn your salary. There are several exceptions (e.g. in case of illness or holidays) but does it apply to the following case?: 

An employee (whose salary was EUR 95,000.00 per year, by the way) claimed for full compensation for her work even though she did not work 38 hours as it was standard at the company but in some months only 19.5 or even only 5.5 hours. Therefore the employer reduced her salary. 

The employee argued that she can decide when and how long … Continue Reading