Information for employers

Is it legally allowed for a German employer to recruit refugees from Ukraine?
How can employers help refugees from Ukraine to obtain the residence/work permit required to work?
Can we do a fully remote job application process?
Can we use our standard employment contracts for recruiting Ukrainian nationals?
Are there any special rules that we need to be aware of regarding their salary, taxes and social security deductions?
Isn’t it easier to avoid the paperwork and simply hire them as freelancers?
Is there anything that needs to be taken into account if we hire a Ukrainian through an Employer of Record, or via a temp hiring agency?

Please note that while we want to support employers and employees with this general set of information, we cannot take over responsibility for the use of this general information nor for any of the content provided in the external links.

Created by attorneys Dr. Jessica Jacobi and Dr. Julia Uznanski, LL.B.

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