Educational leave according to the Thuringian Educational Leave Act (ThürBfG)

Service Description

Employees in Thuringia are entitled to five days of paid educational leave within a calendar year starting January 1, 2016, based on a five-day week. If employees regularly work fewer than five days, the entitlement is reduced accordingly. Trainees are entitled to three days of educational leave.
The leave is granted for participation in recognized educational events in the fields of sociopolitical, work-related or volunteer-related education. Educational leave for volunteer-related educational events can only be claimed after an implementing ordinance to the Thuringian Educational Leave Act has come into force.
The salary is paid in accordance with the vacation leave, gainful employment during the educational leave is excluded.

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Thüringen (Linie6PLus)

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