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Fixed-term contracts in professional football: still possible


A judgement of the labour court Mainz caused a stir in professional football. The legitimacy of fixed-term contracts in this sector was doubted. Finally the Federal Labour Court (BAG) has given the all-clear signal. The BAG confirmed its settled case-law and declared fixed-term contracts still admissible in professional football.

Please find an article of MELCHERS’ lawyer Samuel Gruber on this judgement here.