Lufthansa: information on flexible rebooking options

March 19, 2020

The Lufthansa Group airlines Lufthansa, SWISS, Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines and Air Dolomiti would like to assist you during this time of exceptional circumstances by introducing more flexible rebooking options. Our new extensive waiver policies allow for your individual travel plans and make it easy to find the right flight at the right time. You…

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3 Key Points for Employers re: Families First Coronavirus Response Act

March 17, 2020

The U.S. House of Representatives recently passed the bill that was drafted in coordination with the Executive branch and is currently before the U.S. Senate for final approval. Here are 3 Key Takeaways about proposed revisions to the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) for Employers: 1. FMLA has been amended to provide coverage to…

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Employment Issues

March 13, 2020

1. Is it legal to ask an employee to work from home or leave work if they show signs of infection? An employer can ask an employee to seek medical attention and get tested if they present with symptoms for COVID-19. Similarly, an employer may require an employee to go home if the employee displays…

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European Travel to U.S. and Recent Travel Ban

March 11, 2020

As many are aware, on March 11, 2020, President Trump issued a proclamation banning travel for foreign nationals whom have traveled to many areas in Europe within 14 days of entry or attempted entry into the United States. The relevant areas in European, collectively known as the “Schengen Area”, includes Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic,…

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GABA-Forum 2019

September 20, 2019
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Mit mehr Transparenz gegen Gender-Pay-Gap

September 16, 2019

Vor zwei Jahren trat das Gesetz zur Förderung der Transparenz von Entgeltstrukturen, das Entgelttransparenzgesetz (EntgTranspG), in Kraft. Das Gesetz soll die Lohngerechtigkeit nach dem Gebot ‘gleicher Lohn für gleiche oder gleichwertige Arbeit’ zwischen Frauen und Männer fördern, so zumindest nach den Vorstellungen des Gesetzgebers. In der Tat räumt das Gesetz den Arbeitnehmern einen wichtigen Anspruch…

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That’s One Small Step for…Space Crime?

August 26, 2019

The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) reported that it was investigating the first ever instance of a crime committed in space. United States astronaut Anne McClain allegedly improperly accessed the bank account of her spouse, Summer Worden, from a computer registered to NASA while aboard the International Space Station (ISS). McClain denied the…

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Hurricane Season and the Force Majeure

August 12, 2019

It is fall in the Southeast and for many of us that means hurricane season has arrived. Last week’s visit by Hurricane Dorian was a stark reminder of the impact that the weather can have on our businesses and day-to-day operations. Governors in the many of the southern states declared states of emergency and mandatory…

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Proudly introducing the Family Protocol Book by members of the Bridge Alliance

August 8, 2019

Family Protocol Book by members of the Bridge Alliance 2019 Bridge Alliance An international Alliance of law firms providing expertise which goes beyond legal service. Language, cultural background & vast networks make the difference!

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Brexit: Großbritannien findet keine Ruhe

July 9, 2019

Update :Brexit: Großbritannien findet keine Ruhe   By Andreas Bernstorff Noch immer beschäftigt der Brexit die EU. Allerdings ist inzwischen die Diskussion bei den Briten weniger auf die Inhalte, sondern auf Personalien beschränkt. Dabei rückt das Datum des Brexits am 31. Oktober immer näher. Somit wird im Folgenden ein Überblick über die wesentlichen Ereignisse der…

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