# Pregnancy and parenthood
Family-friendliness is an important factor in the attractiveness and competitiveness of businesses in Germany. Studies show that the better work and family life can be balanced, the more skilled workers are available on the labour market. There are special regulations to provide economic stability for families. You will find the relevant information and services here.To Services
Information about Rights & Duties
If you are a foreign employer that employs staff in Germany, you must give notification of this through the Minimum Wage Notification Portal. The same applies if you are a German employer employing foreign temporary workers.