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Buergerliches Gesetzbuch, BGB (German Civil Code)

Buergerliches Gesetzbuch, BGB (German Civil Code)

The German Civil Code (“Buergerliches Gesetzbuch” or “BGB”) is regarded as one of the most influential pieces of legislation in the world. The code is where German civil laws are found and many of its provisions, which have been sworn into law over the last 120 years are still valid. Regarding how the Code relates to employment law, the civil code encompasses basic regulations for employment contracts.

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