Buse Heberer Fromm - Newsletter Employment Law 4th quarter 2015

Submitted by Firm:
Buse Heberer Fromm
Firm Contacts:
Jan Tibor Lelley
Article Type:
Legal Update

Office staff for the Works Council

No typist without necessity
(Higher Labor Court of Berlin-Brandenburg, decision dated August 14, 2015 – 3 TaBV 417/15) ... read

Dismissal for operational reasons

Obligation to offer continued employment to part-time staff on fixed-term full-time jobs
(Federal Labor Court, decision dated March 26, 2015 – 2 AZR 417/14)

No more safe harbors!

The European Court of Justice has annulled the Safe Harbor Program
(European Court of Justice, decision dated October 06, 2015 – C 362/14) ... read

Industrial Disputes

Compensation of third-party companies in the event of a strike
(Federal Labor Court, decision dated August 25, 2015 – 1 AZR 754/13) 

Termination Without Notice

Secret conversation recording as retrospective grounds for termination without notice
(Higher Labor Court Hamburg, decision dated July 22, 2015 – 6 Sa 77/14) 

Company practice

No entitlement to paid smoking breaks based on company practice
(Higher Labor Court Nuremberg, decision of August 05, 2015 – 2 Sa 132/15) ... read