Employment and Collective Labor Law

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Apprenticeships Receive advice and support

The chambers promote the implementation of vocational preparation, vocational training and vocational retraining by advising all parties involved. If you have any questions or...

Caregiver leave: exception from protection against dismissal

If an employee takes a short-term leave of absence from work in accordance with Section 2 or caregiver leave in accordance with Section 3 of the Caregiver Leave Act, it is not...

Compensation in accordance with the Infection Protection Act Grant for loss of earnings compensation of persons entitled to care

Your child is affected by a school or daycare closure and you can no longer work because of it? Find out here how you can be reimbursed for lost earnings.

Compensation under the Infection Protection Act Grant for compensation for loss of earnings

Are you no longer allowed to work due to infection control and have lost earnings as a result? Find out here how you can be reimbursed for lost earnings.

Compensation under the Infection Protection Act Grant for reimbursement of uncovered operating expenses

Have you had to close your business or practice due to an activity ban or quarantine? Here you will find information on how to be reimbursed for ongoing non-covered operating...

EC Services Directive

The EC Services Directive is intended to simplify procedures and formalities throughout Europe.

Employment of young people during school vacations

With a vacation job, you can gain your first impressions of the working world as a student from the age of 15 and establish contacts with potential employers. Vacation jobs in...

Employment on Sundays and public holidays: Exemption permit (unreasonable impairment of competitiveness due to longer operating hours abroad).

If you, as an employer, wish to employ workers on Sundays and public holidays because the competitiveness of your company would be unreasonably impaired if the legally...

Factory Inspectorate

The term "Factory Inspectorate" is synonymous with the more modern term "Occupational Safety and Health", which is used not only in Thuringia. For further information see...

Home work: first employment - notification

If you are employing persons with home work for the first time, then you must notify the competent body.

Household check for mini-jobs in private households Implementation

If you employ a domestic helper on a mini-job basis, you must register them using the household check procedure.

Information pursuant to the Remuneration Transparency Act Issuance

Under certain conditions, you can request information from your employer on the composition and amount of your own remuneration and on a comparative activity.

Maternity Protection: Protection against Dismissal during Maternity Protection and Parental Leave - Request for Exception

As a rule, there is protection against dismissal during pregnancy and parental leave. For exceptions to this rule, you must contact the relevant office.

Maternity protection: request employment of pregnant or breastfeeding women between 8 p.m. and 10 p.m.

Pregnant and breastfeeding women are not allowed to work between 20:00 and 22:00. An exception to this rule may be requested.

Moonlighting

You can report undeclared work independently. This will then be checked by the responsible office on the basis of your information.

NiSV - Notification of the operation of non-ionizing radiation sources for cosmetic or other non-medical use

Anyone who treats people with non-ionizing radiation for non-medical reasons, e.g. with laser or magnetic field devices, with intense light, electrostimulation or ultrasound,...

Notify employment of a pregnant or breastfeeding woman

If one of your employees has informed you that she is pregnant or breastfeeding, you must report this to the relevant supervisory authority.

Occupational safety and health

Here you will find information on occupational health and safety.

Partial retirement

The German Partial Retirement Act (Altersteilzeitgesetz, AtG) offers you, as an employee, the opportunity to reduce your working hours by half after reaching the age of...

Partial retirement promotion

Employees and employers can agree on part-time work for older employees on a voluntary basis or on the basis of a collective agreement. The top-up amounts to be paid by the...

Participation of children in events - approval

For the creative participation of children or adolescents in film, photo, radio and television recordings, recordings on sound and image carriers, in music and other...

Request a certificate of authorization to examine

You want to start working life as a young person? Then you must have a medical examination before starting work.

Severely disabled persons Request approval for termination of employment

If you wish to terminate the employment of a severely disabled person or a disabled person of equal status, you must first obtain the approval of the Integration Office.

Sunday and holiday employment: Exception permit (urgently needed in the public interest).

If you as an employer want to employ workers, but an exception or deviation option is not provided for in the Working Hours Act for your case in question, or if the exceptions...

Sunday and holiday employment: Exemption permit (for chemical, biological, technical or physical reasons).

If you as an employer want to employ workers on Sundays and public holidays because certain work for chemical, biological, technical or physical reasons requires uninterrupted...

Sunday and holiday employment: Exemption permit (holding of house and order fairs, employment of workers in commercial trade).

If you, as an employer, wish to employ workers in the commercial sector on Sundays and public holidays for the purpose of holding an in-house or order fair, on which special...

Sunday and holiday employment: Exemption permit (prevention of disproportionate harm in special circumstances).

If you as an employer want to employ workers on Sundays and public holidays because special circumstances require this to prevent disproportionate harm, you need an exemption...

Working time

To protect the safety and health of employees, the Working Hours Act (ArbZG) contains provisions that limit working hours on workdays and prescribe rest breaks and rest periods....

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