A wage that is not offset by any work performed by the employee can be payable by the employer for several reasons:
In case of illness the employer has to pay wages for a period of up to 6 weeks in accordance with the Continued Remuneration Act (EFZG) if the employee is prevented from performing work through no fault of his / her own. Fault is given if the employee behaved particularly recklessly, e.g. B. when not wearing the car seat belt. The amount of the remuneration to be paid is 100 % of the regular wage.
With cures and therapeutic procedures to maintain, improve or restore the ability to work, the employee is entitled to continued payment of the remuneration for 6 weeks.
A medically prescribed closed season following a healing process there has been no more since the EFZG came into force. In order to allow the employee to recover for a certain period of time, the EFZG obliges the employer to grant the employee vacation leave at his request for the period following the measure (Section 7 (2) BUr1G).
In the event of personal hindrance Unless the collective agreement or employment contract provides otherwise, the employee is entitled to continued payment of the remuneration, e.g. B. at:
- Birth, death, family burial
- Own wedding, silver or gold wedding of the parents
- Serious illness of close relatives
- Visit to the doctor, which is not possible outside of working hours
- Illness of a child under 8 years of age
If the employer is in default of acceptancethat prevents an employee willing to work from entering the company or does not assign him any work (Section 615 BGB).