German Parliament Passes Reform on Labor Leasing
After years of debate German Parliament has passed the much disputed reform of Germany's labor leasing laws on 21 October 2016. The new law is expected to come into force on 1 April 2017, three months later than initially expected. While the new law is still subject to Federal Council approval we do not anticipate further changes or delays. In the following, we summarize the most relevant changes for companies providing or deploying temporary workers or other third-party-personnel.