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Reform of the German Law on Temporary Employment

This post was also contributed by Bastian Semmel, International Trainee, Norton Rose Fulbright LLP (Frankfurt). With effect from 1 January 2017, the German legislation on temporary employment will be reformed, as the Federal Cabinet recently passed a draft law regarding this matter on 1 June 2016. These changes are designed to address the misuse of temporary … Continue reading

Temporary worker or employee?

This post was also contributed by Nikola Pamler, Trainee, Norton Rose Fulbright LLP (Munich) Temporary employment is an important tool for many German companies, as hiring a temporary workforce allows companies to adjust easily and quickly to workload fluctuations without being constrained by restrictive German employment laws.   That is why the “temporary industry” is constantly growing. … Continue reading