Information about Rights & Duties
If you as an employer would like to employ foreign skilled workers who come from third countries, the Federal Employment Agency must generally agree to this. You can have it checked in advance whether the requirements for approval are met.
If you as an employer would like to employ long-term unemployed people who have been unemployed for at least 2 years and are receiving unemployment benefit II ("Hartz IV") at the time of your application, you can apply for wage cost subsidies from the Jobcenter.
If you want to hire out employees to a third party, you generally need a permit to do so.
If you do not live with your parents during your training, you can apply for a vocational training allowance to cover your living costs.
If you, as a company or exchange organisation, would like to offer foreign students or university graduates an internship in Germany, you must, under certain conditions, obtain prior confirmation from the Federal Employment Agency.
For the temporary employment of foreigners as seasonal workers, the employer must apply for a work permit from the Federal Employment Agency.
If your company employs severely disabled persons or persons with equivalent disabilities who work less than 18 hours per week, you can have them credited to a compulsory job under certain conditions.