Verification procedure of the Federal Employment Agency (Bundesagentur für Arbeit)

The verification procedure of the Federal Employment agency focuses on the following parameters:

  • Application of collective agreements within the meaning of sec. 8 (2) of the German Law on Temporary Employment (AÜG, Arbeitnehmerüberlassungsgesetz), (including collective agreements on industry surcharges); read more about collective agreements and about industry surcharges
  • Granting of equal pay after nine months
  • If no collective agreements apply: Compliance with the principle of equal treatment according to sec. 8  (1) AÜG (read more…)
  • Correct classification of the temporary employee in the correct wage group according to their actual activity (read more about service contracts & produce work and about contrast to other forms of contract)
  • Payment of minimum wages including minimum wage levels for temporary employment (read more about service contracts & produce work and about contrast to other forms of contract)
  • Reimbursement of expenses (read more…)
  • Completeness of contract documents (employment contracts, additional agreements, termination agreements, temporary employment contracts, amendments)
  • Proof of handing over the up-to-date information leaflet of the Federal Employment Agency
  • Compliance with the provisions of the Law on Part-time Work and Fixed-term Employment Contracts (TzBfG, Gesetz über Teilzeitarbeit und befristete Arbeitsverträge)
  • Correct payment of wages/granting of benefits in lieu of income and leave or leave compensation even during periods of non-assignment (guaranteed wage) (read more…)
  • Indications of irregularity with regard to occupational health and safety/occupational medical examinations
  • Payment of social security contributions in all branches of social security
  • Payment of wage tax
  • Compliance with the provisions for the employment of foreign nationals (read more…)
  • Compliance with the maximum time limit for the assignment of temporary employees
  • Compliance with the disclosure and concretisation obligation
  • Compliance with the information obligation