Information quality creates trust
The Federal Labor Court recently had to rule on a case in which an employee gave notice of termination and submitted a certificate of incapacity for work to the employer on the same day as the notice of termination was received.
According to this certificate of incapacity for work, she was taken off sick to the exact day until the expiry of the notice period.
The employer then refused to continue to pay her wages because it doubted the certificate due to the circumstances. The employee won in the first two instances. In the final instance, however, the Federal Labor Court ruled in favor of the employer.
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