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Labour Law

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Bullying at work

The problem of "mobbing at the workplace", has greater status than in earlier days due to the changes in the social environment.

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Labour law

Minimum wage

A general statutory minimum wage went into effect in Germany on 1 January 2015.

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Labour law

Part-time work

Increasing globalisation of industry and advances in the use of new technologies cause new challenges for society.

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Labour law

Posting of workers

Find information on applicable labour conditions when posting workers to Germany.

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Collective agreements

Section 5 of the Collective Agreements Act enables the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs to declare a collective agreement generally obligatory.

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Labour law

Labour law

The BMAS protects employee rights through laws and regulations concerning, for instance, minimum wages and legislation on the posting of workers.

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