The Latest From Germany: More Holidays For Older Employees – Necessary Protection Or Discrimination?
Since 2006, when the General Equal Treatment Act came into force in Germany, most decisions about discrimination have dealt with alleged discrimination based on age. Is this surprising? Probably not. According to the Federal Anti-Discrimination Agency in Germany, every fifth German claims to have already experienced discrimination at work based on age.
However, the companies’ attempts to actively promote the older employees might give rise to employee claims as well. The Federal Labor Court in […]