Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/38782
Authors: 
Ullmann, Karen
Bothfeld, Silke
Year of Publication: 
2008
Series/Report no.: 
WSI-Diskussionspapiere 161
Abstract: 
The article describes the manner in which in companies make decisions about dismissals. It begins with the presentation of a number of theories, which attempt to depict the complexity of the employment relationship. This is followed by the presentation of the legal framework and the various options for action at the respective levels. The third section draws together empirical data that illuminates the relevance of the various steps involved in the termination of the employment relationship. It shows that the prevalent assumptions that companies hold regarding the effects of the KSchG are unfounded.
Subjects: 
Employment Protection Legislation
Dismissal
Severance Payment
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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