European Employment Law Cases

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2019/18 Consideration of pre-employment as a freelancer in terms of checking fixed-term contracts by courts (GE)

Keywords Fixed-Term Work
Authors Othmar Traber en Daniel Hilmer
Author's information

348620 Othmar Traber
Othmar K. Traber is a partner at Ahlers & Vogel Rechtsanwälte PartG mbB in Bremen, www.ahlers-vogel.com.

348623 Daniel Hilmer
Daniel Hilmer is an intern at Ahlers & Vogel Rechtsanwälte PartG mbB in Bremen, www.ahlers-vogel.com.
  • Abstract

      The German Federal Labour Court (Bundesarbeitsgericht, the ‘BAG’) has held that pre-employment as a freelancer must be taken into account in relation to the number of years having been with a firm as a freelancer when assessing the legality of a fixed-term contract due to the character of the specific deployment.

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