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Employment Law Germany

FTI Consulting
Course summary
Length: 1 day
Price: 550 GBP excl. VAT
Location: London
Rating: (2 Reviews)
Course type: Open / Scheduled

Course description

German Employment Law Course in London

Employment Law Germany - 1-day Course from JSB Group

This Employment Law Germany seminar provides key insights into the employment law as it applies to Germany. Are you are responsible for, or are likely to be responsible in the future for staff in Germany? In order to prevent expensive mistakes for your business, you need to get up to date on the legal framework and requirements. Germany's legal system that has been heavily influenced by the social situation in the country, and this means that German employers operate very differently from what you may be used to.

This one-day training course in the German employment law covers:

  • An overview of the German employment law framework
  • Hiring employees, background screening and contracts of employment
  • Day to day employee management in Germany
  • Collective bargaining and relationships with trade unions
  • Termination of employment 
  • Future developments in German labour law

Suitability - Who should attend?

Employment Law Germany course is designed for HR directors and managers, employment law advisers, employee relations professionals and line managers who have, or expect to have, responsibility for staff in Germany.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Get an overview of the employment law framework operating in Germany

Training Highlights:

By completing this training course, participants will :

  • Gain an appreciation of current and prospective legislation and relevant case law in Germany
  • Recognise key differences in the employment scene from the position in other countries
  • Benefit from case study based learning to put the law into practice
  • Facilitated by leading lawyers, Steffen Gorres and Frank Achilles from Eversheds, who has extensive experience advising clients on German employment law

Employment Law Germany

An overview of the employment law framework in Germany

  • Setting the scene: Germany’s labour market and legal framework
  • What is so different about German employment law?
  • Current trends and developments

Hiring employees, background screening and contracts of employment

  • Practical advice on drafting terms and conditions of employment
  • An update on annual leave, working time, employee remuneration, sick pay, holiday entitlement
  • References
  • Cost of employing in Germany – social security contributions and typical contractual benefits

Day to day employee management

  • Highlighting some key differences in approach
  • Equal treatment of employees : what is the situation in Germany?
  • Understanding the Equal Treatment Act and the scope of provisions
  • Discipline and grievances

Collective bargaining and relationships with trade unions

  • Working with the works council: the relationship, pre-conditions and participation rights
  • Understanding how the works council becomes involved in personnel matters: preparing your HR team
  • Dismissal consultation: the rules

Termination of employment

  • Ways of terminating employment
  • General unfair dismissal protection
  • Special dismissal protection and works council involvement
  • Employment tribunals

What’s on the horizon?

  • Future developments in labour law
  • Concerns for employers

Expenses

The cost of this Employment Law Germany course is £550+ VAT per delegate.

About provider

As your leaders and HR colleagues endeavour to engage your employees, successfully navigate change and help your business meet its strategic objectives, FTI Consulting can support you with the following: Leadership enablement Employee engagement and mobilisation Change management and communication...


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FTI Consulting

200 Aldersgate
EC1A 4HD London

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Reviews

HR Director   |   16/12/2014
“ Very comprehensive and excellent presenter who made it more interesting ” Jane Bullen, HR Director, Springer Science and Business Media
          (5)
HR Manager   |   16/12/2014
“ Knowledgeable and fun - two essential ingredients when there is much inforfmation to absorb in just a day ” Tracey Gillings, HR Manager, Verbatim Ltd
          (5)
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