Guidebook: Labour law for employees in Germany

A dismissal from a permanent employment relationship in Germany is often unlawful. However, most employees do not know how to you can successfully defend yourself against ineffective notices of termination. Therefore the team around lawyer Dr. Daniel Halmer has compiled a guidebook which informs you about the most important topics concerning labour law and provides concrete help.

  1. Checkliste: Received notice of termination - what to do now?
  2. What does a Dismissal Protection Lawsuit do?
  3. What are the effects of a Kündigungsschutzklage
  4. Termination due to old age
  5. When do I have to register with the employment office?

Checkliste: Received notice of termination - what to do now?

If the employer gives the employee notice of dismissal, the legislator and the company demand a lot from the employee. He not only has to look for a new job and can even be released from work by the employer. As an employee, you also have to decide quickly whether you want to take action against the dismissal. Because for the challenging of the notice and/or negotiation of a compensation then not much time remains. Here you will find a checklist with points to consider in the event of dismissal by the employer. more...

What does a Dismissal Protection Lawsuit do?

The dismissal protection action is a special form of action before special courts. If the employee is dismissed, he or she can take legal action against the dismissal with the dismissal protection action. In this case, an individual dismissal is challenged before the labour courts and, if successful, eliminated. If the termination is out of the world, the employment relationship continues as if no termination had ever been declared. more...

What are the effects of an action for dismissal protection?

The dismissal protection action is a special form of action before special courts. If the employee is dismissed, he or she can take legal action against the dismissal with the dismissal protection action. In this case, an individual dismissal is challenged before the labour courts and, if successful, eliminated. If the termination is out of the world, the employment relationship continues as if no termination had ever been declared. mehr...

Termination due to old age

A termination of the employment contract is always unpleasant. When an employee reaches retirement age, the dismissal by the employer hits him particularly hard. It is often more difficult to find a new job than it is with other employees. mehr...

When do I have to register with the employment office?

After the employee has received a notice of dismissal, the registration as a jobseeker at the employment office must always be considered. The employee is obliged to register with the employment office at least 3 months before the notice of dismissal takes effect. This is to prevent the employee from being unemployed, as these 3 months can then be used by the employment office to find a new job. Thus the employee does not only remain in work and has no gaps in the curriculum vitae, but is also not dependent on state support. more...

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