Labour & Employment Law: The German Experience

Friday, October 29, 2021 13:00to14:30
Zoom: https://mcgill.zoom.us/j/85858648284

Professor of Business Law Peer Zumbansen welcomes Kara Preedy, Partner at Greenberg Traurig LLP (Berlin) as part of the 2021-2022 Seminars in Business & Society series. 


An exploration of labour and employment law from a German perspective. Topics of discussion will include the legal protections afforded to employees under German law, collective bargaining and the role of trade unions, as well as the impact of workplace digitization on modern conceptions of the "worker." See the background paper [.pdf] attached to this posting.

​About the speaker

Kara Preedy is a partner in the Practice Group Labor & Employment in Germany. She advises national and international companies in virtually all areas of individual and collective employment law as well as in corporate transactions. She has deep experience in restructuring and operational changes as well as in high-level exits. Kara also focuses her practice on the design and implementation of working conditions, particularly remuneration models and compliance systems.

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