Employment law in general

  • What must I be aware of in my job?

    Hochschule Niederrhein SO.CON Social Concepts ‐ Institute for Research and Development in Social Work and Education, “Cultural diversity in companies”
    This booklet focuses mainly on the thematic areas of social insurance, earned income (e.g. wages), types of employment (e.g. full-time, part-time), contract of employment (e.g. overtime, holiday, termination or dismissal) and maternity rights. German-English: ...
  • Working in Germany. Basic terms and key laws

    In this two-page flyer, key employment law terms are explained in three languages (German, English, Arabic). Please be aware that the current hourly minimum wage is €8.84 gross. In 2019, the hourly minimum wage will rise to €9.19 per hour gross. Languages: ...
  • Knowledge protects you! What refugees need to know about working in Germany

    DGB Federal Executive Board
    A guide for people who, having fled their home countries, are living and working in Germany. It contains information intended to help people find legal employment in fair conditions and avoid exploitative situations. The current booklet was produced in April 2016. Please be aware that some information (such as information on the current minimum wage) is out of date ...