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Hire Workers in Germany

Looking to conquer the world of business without getting tangled up in international employment complexities?

Look no further than TCWGlobal! The best payrolling and global employer of record in Germany.

No cultural barrier or legal obstacle will stand in your way with us by your side. We will tailor our services to fit your unique needs and help you shine no matter where you want to operate in the world.

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Fixed-Term Contracts

A fixed-term contract is possible if justified on objective grounds such as a temporary increase in work volume or substitution of an employee during parental leave. Without an objective ground, the fixed-term contract is limited to a maximum of two years. If work continues beyond the end of the fixed-term, the contract will be deemed indefinite.

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Probationary Periods

Probationary periods are permitted in Germany up to six months. During the probationary period, the employment contract can be terminated by either party with two weeks' notice.


In Germany, Workers recognize between 9 and 13 public holidays, based on the state in Germany where they are performing work. 

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Most Workers on a five-day working week are entitled to at least 20 days of paid vacation per year. Workers on a six-day working week are entitled to 24 days. Generally, and absent an unusual circumstance, vacations must be taken during the calendar year or it is forfeited.

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Sick Leave

After four weeks of service, Workers are entitled to six weeks of statutory sick pay.

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Employer of Record

Creating a worldwide workforce is a continuous process that extends beyond a contract.

TCWGlobal surpasses the typical employer of record (EOR) by ensuring that your team receives personalized attention, ranging from smooth payrolling management to customized benefits based on your specific needs and location.

  • Hire compliantly in 150 countries
  • Provide customized service and benefits
  • Remove the risk from your organization

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