GÖRG Employment Tracker, 07/2022


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With our Employment Tracker we regularly look into the "future of labour law" for you! At the beginning of each month we present the most important decisions expected for the month from the Federal Labour Court (BAG) and the European Court of Justice (ECJ) as well as other courts. We report on the results in the issue of the following month. In addition, we point out upcoming milestones in legislative initiatives by politicians, so that you know today what you can expect tomorrow.

This time in focus:

Recent decisions

  • Acceptance delay compensation - Obligation to participate in corona tests
  • Compensation pursuant to Sec. 15 (2) of the General Equal Treatment Act (AGG) due to discrimination on the grounds of (severe) disability

Upcoming decisions

  • Compensation for vacation - Effectiveness of a preclusive period agreed in an individual contract
  • Effectiveness of a waiting period termination upon leaving the Catholic Church
  • Equal treatment in the case of night work bonuses under collec-tive bargaining agreements

Legislative initiatives, important notifications & applications

  • Minimum wage rises to 12 euros per hour from October
  • Agreement on a directive for minimum wages in Europe
  • Draft law on the implementation of the directive on reconciliation of work and private life for par-ents and family carers (RL (EU) 2019/1158)
  • Ordinance on the extension of access facilities for the receipt of short-time working allowances
  • German Bundestag approves draft law amending the Evidence Act

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