Employment and pensions

Landmark ruling: Full short-time work reduces holiday entitlement

Published on 3rd Dec 2021

In connection with the Corona pandemic, short-time work was introduced in many companies. Not infrequently, this has resulted in a complete exemption from the obligation to work (so-called "short-time work zero"). According to the decision of the Federal Labour Court of 30 November 2021 (9 AZR 225/11), this may be taken into account when calculating annual leave.

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