Currency: Euro (EUR)
Payroll Cycle: Monthly
Paid Holidays: 20 days per year
National: Between 10-13 days
Employer Cost: About 32.6 percent of employee salary
General Taxation: Employer Taxes - 19.45%, Employee Taxes - 19.33%
Working hours: 8 hours per day, 4 hours per week.
Probation Period: The probation period is set within the collective agreements, however, the common practice in Germany is to have a probation period for 6 months.
Minimum Wage: 1,664.00 € gross per month.
Termination: Can be terminated by any party at will. Most commonly the notice period is 2 weeks but depending on the length of the labour relationship it can be extended.