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We have brought together the specialist knowledge of over 280 employment law experts, based in locations both within Europe and beyond, to create our CMS Employment & Pensions Practice Group. This group enables an ongoing exchange of expertise and knowledge across national borders.

Our clients thus benefit from international advice and the very highest level of service.

In our publications for clients and other interested parties, we regularly address subjects relating to international employment law aspects.

A one-stop service for all your advice needs

In line with our full-service philosophy, we offer legal and strategic advice from a single source. Experienced CMS lawyers resolve your legal issues on an interdisciplinary and cross-border basis.

You benefit from a fixed contact at all times. This person coordinates all the activities undertaken by CMS in relation to your matter and will do so worldwide if necessary.

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03/09/2020
In the people busi­ness
Suc­cess­ful busi­nesses in every sec­tor know that em­ploy­ment terms, con­di­tions and be­ne­fits are key com­pet­it­ive weapons in today’s chan­ging and in­creas­ingly mo­bile mar­kets. At­tract­ing and keep­ing tal­en­ted...

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19/08/2021
New equity part­ner at Ham­burg of­fice: CMS ap­points Sören Seidel to strengthen...
Ham­burg – Com­mer­cial law firm CMS Ger­many is strength­en­ing the em­ploy­ment law team at its Ham­burg loc­a­tion and ex­pand­ing the part­ner­ship through the ap­point­ment of Sören Seidel. Seidel joins from in­ter­na­tion­al...
28/05/2021
Work­ing from home, tele­work­ing and mo­bile work­ing
Please note that the leg­al situ­ation with re­gard to the Corona pan­dem­ic is sub­ject to con­stant change. There­fore the fol­low­ing in­form­a­tion only re­flects the above-men­tioned status. Thus it is ur­gently...
28/09/2020
We­bin­ar: Bridges and Walls: How can Ger­man Com­pan­ies Send Em­ploy­ees to...
Op­er­a­tions are glob­al and so is the work­force in our mod­ern world. From me­di­um-sized en­ter­prises to mul­tina­tion­al cor­por­a­tions, Ger­man com­pan­ies op­er­at­ing in the United States used to fre­quently send...
03/09/2020
In the people busi­ness
Suc­cess­ful busi­nesses in every sec­tor know that em­ploy­ment terms, con­di­tions and be­ne­fits are key com­pet­it­ive weapons in today’s chan­ging and in­creas­ingly mo­bile mar­kets. At­tract­ing and keep­ing tal­en­ted...
04/06/2020
Coronavir­us crisis and em­ploy­ment law – use­ful in­form­a­tion
The coronavir­us crisis is present­ing com­pan­ies with ex­treme chal­lenges. A mul­ti­tude of new top­ics and is­sues need to be ad­dressed. For many sec­tors, the ques­tion also arises as to how to deal with (tem­por­ar­ily)...
07/05/2018
CMS ad­vises STRA­BAG on suc­cess­ful agree­ment with ISS on trans­fer of more...
Co­logne – STRA­BAG Prop­erty and Fa­cil­ity Ser­vices GmbH (STRA­BAG PFS) has signed an agree­ment with ISS Fa­cil­ity Ser­vices Hold­ing GmbH (ISS) re­gard­ing the con­tin­ued em­ploy­ment of more than 3,000 work­ers...
20/02/2018
2018 Threshold Val­ues in La­bour Law
Many rights and du­ties of an em­ploy­er are dir­ectly linked to the num­ber of em­ploy­ees. The pro­tec­tion against un­fair dis­missal and the size and com­pos­i­tion of the em­ploy­ee rep­res­ent­at­ive bod­ies and of...
06/02/2018
Em­ploy­ment Law – good to know …
Com­pan­ies must com­ply with the European Gen­er­al Data Pro­tec­tion Reg­u­la­tion by 25 May 2018 The sub­ject of data pri­vacy pro­tec­tion is rap­idly be­com­ing a cent­ral com­pli­ance is­sue that com­pan­ies can no longer...
21/07/2017
Ger­man cor­por­ate code­termin­a­tion with­stands ECJ scru­tiny
Since the Ber­lin High­er Re­gion­al Court had re­ferred the ques­tion to the European Court of Justice (ECJ) in Oc­to­ber 2015 of wheth­er it was com­pat­ible with EU law reg­u­la­tions that only the work­ers em­ployed...
24/01/2017
Em­ploy­ment law – in brief …
At the be­gin­ning of the year, the Bundeskabin­ett (Ger­man fed­er­al cab­in­et) passed the "Act on ad­van­cing the trans­par­ency of re­mu­ner­a­tion between wo­men and men" (Trans­par­ency of Re­mu­ner­a­tion Act (En­t­gelt­trans­par­en­zge­setz...
28/10/2016
JUVE Awards 2016: CMS Ger­many is Law Firm of the Year for Em­ploy­ment and...
Ber­lin – CMS Ger­many has won the JUVE Award "Law Firm of the Year for Em­ploy­ment". JUVE, the in­dustry magazine for com­mer­cial law­yers, se­lects firms with out­stand­ing achieve­ments in the vari­ous fields...
27/10/2016
Ger­man code­termin­a­tion un­der scru­tiny
Rul­ings Rendered by the Frank­furt Re­gion­al Court (LG Frank­furt) on 16 Feb­ru­ary 2015 and the Ber­lin High­er Re­gion­al Court (KG Ber­lin) on 16 Oc­to­ber 2015 We have already re­por­ted on the rul­ing rendered...