Labor law

Labor law | LAG on high severance payment claim

Employment law | The Hamm Regional Labor Court ruled in a judgment (case no.: 6 Sa 903/21) that the city of Iserlohn is not entitled to repayment of a severance payment of around € 265,000 that it had initially promised to an administrative employee in a termination agreement and later paid. In the specific case, […]

Labour law | European Court of Justice on remuneration during annual leave

Labour law | The European Court of Justice had to answer the question in a preliminary ruling procedure (Case C-217/20) as to whether, when determining holiday pay, it may be taken into account that pay was reduced in the previous reference period due to sickness-related incapacity to work. The specific case concerned a plaintiff who, […]