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Monitoring Staff in the Workplace

On November 26th, 2014 Greiter Pegger Kofler & Partners hosted a presentation at the Grand Hotel Europa in Innsbruck titled “Monitoring Staff in the Workplace – What an Employer Is and Isn’t Allowed to Do”. Lawyers Mag. Melanie Gassler-Tischlinger. LL.M. and Dr. Herwig Frei, both specialised in labour law, presented actual individual cases. For example, an […]

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Dr. Herwig Frei Speaks on Developments in Wage and Social Dumping

Dr. Herwig Frei, one of our attorneys specialised in labour law , will hold a lecture on “Developments in Wage and Social Dumping” on October 5, 2015 at the Annual Meeting of  Tyrolean Chamber of Commerce’s section Tyrolean Bus Air and Shipping Industry. He will take a closer look at the repercussions of these changes for that […]

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A Further Presentation by Dr. Herwig Frei on Wage and Social Dumping

Dr. Herwig Frei, one of our attorneys specialised in labour law, will hold a lecture on “Developments in Wage and Social Dumping” on October 12, 2015 at the Annual Meeting of the Tyrolean Chamber of Commerce’s section “Garages, Petrol Stations and Service Stations”. The repercussions of these changes for that branch in particular and practical […]

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Dr. Herwig Frei at the National Meeting of Bus Companies

At the invitation of the Austrian Economic Chambers, on November 26, 2015 lawyer Dr. Herwig Frei will speak at the National Meeting for Austrian Bus Companies in Wels. He will speak on the subject “Wage and Social Dumping. Other speakers include Martin Horvath (Chairman Association bus ompanies) and Mag. Paul Blachnik (Association Managing Director). Download Einladung Bundes-Fachtagung Busse

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Working Hours and Remuneration – Siamese Twins?

Working hours and remuneration are sensitive issues in the working world. More work means more money, doesn’t it? Lawyer Dr. Herwig Frei in an interview with the Tiroler Tageszeitung: Tiroler Tageszeitung 26. Mai 2017

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Evolution or Revolution in Recruiting – Lecture by Günther Tengel

At the invitation of our law firm, on 9.10.2018, Günther Tengel, managing partner of the leading human resources consultants Amrop Jenewein, gave a fascinating lecture titled “Evolution or Revolution in recruiting – Who or what will lead us out of this dilemma?” “In 15 years, 70% of the world’s top 100 companies will no longer […]

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Private Surfing During Working Hours?

Melanie Gassler-Tischlinger dealt with the question of whether employees are allowed to surf the Internet and send e-mails privately during working hours in the “Statement”, issue no. 3 (media magazine of the Austrian Journalists’ Club). The answer is: it depends.  Basically, it depends on whether relevant rules for private use exist or not. An employer […]

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Labour Law as Emergency Solution Against Shortage of Skilled Workers?

Our partner Herwig Frei gave an interview to the magazine “netzwerk tirol” on the topic of “the shortage of skilled workers”. He explained the means by which labour law can be used to counter the lack of skilled workers. The topics range from the recruitment of foreign qualified workers to the possibilities for companies in […]

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Communication in Times of Crisis

Our lawyers Melanie Gassler-Tischlinger and Georg Huber were interviewed by the magazine “netzwerk tirol” about what has to be considered from a legal point of view in times of corona for external and internal crisis communication. Downlad communication in times of crisis Conference calls, online meetings, emails: Communication in times of crisis Melanie Gassler-Tischlinger and Georg […]

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Coronavirus – Risk Group Employers?

In an online article for the Tiroler Bezirksblätter, our lawyer Herwig Frei explains which measures employers have to take to protect their employees from contracting COVID-19. A short version of the article also appeared in the printed edition of the Tiroler Bezirksblätter. Online Edition Bezirksblatt Employers are sitting on pins and needles. Increased protection against […]

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GPK Women in Law: Womanpower with 6 Female Lawyers!

Greiter Pegger Kofler & Partners is pleased to welcome reinforcement: our new female lawyers Andrea Pegger and Laura Neururer now support and expand our team, especially in the areas of corporate law, M&A, labour law and litigation. At the same time, with the arrival of the two, we have now achieved an almost balanced gender […]

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