The deadline for the UK to leave the European Union will now officially expire on January 31, 2020. Even though in the course of the upcoming reelections, Boris Johnson is no longer exclusively pursuing a no-deal Brexit, it is still unclear whether or not the UK will leave the European Union at the beginning of next year with or without a deal. A no-deal Brexit would have far-reaching consequences for British citizens currently living and working in other European countries such as Germany for example.
An employer has the right to transfer an employee in order to restore a peaceful work environment, if continued conflicts between a superior and an employee make successful cooperation impossible.
The European Court of Justice recently made a much debated decision on the employer’s obligation to record the daily working time of its employees. We present this and other important court judgments in our August/September edition of the OnPoint newsletter.
Termination agreements concluded in the private home of the employee are principally so-called consumer agreements, but nevertheless cannot be revoked according to secs. 312 et seq. of the German Civil Code. Agreements that were concluded in the employee’s home could, however, be ineffective due to the violation of the principle of fair negotiation.
The German Federal Court of Justice had to decide whether a managing director of a limited liability company without participation in the share capital is protected as an employee by the General Equal Treatment Act in case of a dismissal agreement.