Chapter 22 Restructuring

  • Michael Magotsch
  • Jens KirchnerEmail author


This chapter shall address the means of restructuring operations in Germany from a labour and employment point of view. It will focus on (1) short time working; (2) reduction in force (RIF) programmes including changes of operations in the meaning of sec. 111 of the Works Constitution Act (Betriebsverfassungsgesetz, BetrVG) and issues relating to the transfer of undertakings and three examples of common restructuring scenarios.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.FrankfurtGermany
  2. 2.DLA Piper, EmploymentFrankfurtGermany

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