A supervisor of a senior citizens nursing home in the vicinity of Aachen may not come with long painted fingernails to work. The decision of the labour court Aachen. The applicant did not want to, according to a WDR on their painted Gel nails because they are “part of their personality”. In addition, care of the elderly is not directly and parts rarely eat out.

standard of hygiene: nails of the nursing staff to be short and unpainted.

The court shared the position of the employer that the nails of the nursing staff would have to be short and unpainted. The court is based, among other things, Hygiene-recommendations of the Robert Koch Institute. The health of the elderly, according to the judgment more weight than the personal rights of the employee.

lber / dpa


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