Bernd Weller

Bernd Weller

Partner

Expertise

  • Co-determination on supervisory board level / Election of employee representatives in the supervisory board
  • Collective Bargaining Law
  • Compliance and Employment Law
  • Labor Law

WSG Practice Industries

Activity

WSG Leadership

ABA Group
Member
Automotive Group
Member
Employment and Labor Group
Member
IBA Group
Member

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek
Germany

Profile
Certified Spezialist Lawyer in Labor Law since 2006

Bar Admissions

Admitted to the bar since 2002

Education

University of Trier (1993-1999)
University of Ferrara (1996-1997)
Areas of Practice

Co-determination on supervisory board level / Election of employee representatives in the supervisory board | Collective Bargaining Law | Compliance and Employment Law | Labor Law | Litigation | Works Constitution Law

Professional Career

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • International Bar Association

Deutsch-Italienische Juristenvereinigung e.V. (DAIJV)
European Employment Lawyers Association (EELA)
Gesellschaft für Datenschutz und Datensicherung e.V. (GDD)
ELSA Lawyers Society (els)
Deutscher Anwaltsverein e.V. (DAV)
Arbeitsgemeinschaft Arbeitsrecht im DAV


Professional Activities and Experience

Associate / Senior Associate with Lovells LLP, Frankfurt (2003-2009
Articles

Coronavirus: FAQ Employment Law
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, March 2020

Answers to important questions 1. WHAT INFORMATION OBLIGATIONS DOES THE EMPLOYER HAVE TO INFORM ITS WORKFORCE? As with other highly infectious diseases, employers have a duty to inform their staff about the coronavirus as part of their general duty of care and consideration (Sec. 241, 618 German Civil Code [BGB]). The extent of this duty to inform depends, among other things, on whether a member of staff is suspected of having caught the virus, whether or not this has been confirmed...

Employment: Trends & Developments
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, October 2019

The labour and employment sector has once again seen many changes – both in terms of the initiatives of the legislator as well as changes in the way the sector works. One important change has been the implementation of the Law on Protection of Business Secrets (Gesetz zum Schutz von Geschäftsgeheimnissen – GeschGehG). The economic relevance of business secrets is very high...

Employment: Law & Practice
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, October 2019

1. TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT 1.1 STATUS OF EMPLOYEE In Germany, an employee (Arbeitnehmer) enjoys a special status that is described as the personal obligation to perform work upon the employer’s instructions, without entrepreneurial risks and in a situation of economic dependence (to a certain degree) on the employer...