Germany is an employee-friendly country. Firstly, the notice period must be observed. In addition, the dismissal protection act (“Kündigungsschutzgesetz”) grants employees far-reaching rights, so that termination by the employer is often invalid. As a result, legal actions against dismissal are successful and end with high severance payments. In this blog, we outline the requirements, types and deadlines for termination of employment in Germany.
Dr. Patrizia Antoni