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In Germany, is lunch included in an 8 hour shift?

I've recently moved to Germany and I am used to having unpaid lunch time; so I've been coming in at 8am; 1 hour lunch and leaving at 17 (5pm). But I've noticed some people here who, when they come ...
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Changing jobs after 6 months as a Blue Card holder

I have been working in Germany for 6 months as a software developer with my blue card. The company's name is not written on the card, but it is written on an extra paper that came with the card. I ...
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Can a english(non-chinese) speaker survive living in Beijing?

Essentially, I have just received a job offer to do research in Beijing. I do not know a word of Chinese Mandarin. I applied for the job in a rather sporadic way (this was at the end of a PhD, where ...
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UK Immigration - is it legal to work remotely from UK as a dependent of a spouse holding a Student Visa

My wife and I are US citizens. My wife has been accepted to study abroad as an undergraduate for 1 school year (September'16 - May'17) in London, UK under PBS Tier 4 Student Visa. I intend to travel ...
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Frequency of short stays in Japan

For a short stay in Japan (90 days or less) no visa is needed, only proof that the stay will be shorter than 90 days is required. During this time, work in Japan is not permitted, but what about ...
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Australian PR : Can I work in New Zealand

I am moving to Australia under PR (Skilled - Independent (subclass 189) visa. Does this make me eligible for working in New Zealand also. Thank You
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Working in Switzerland with a Romanian passport

I am an Israeli that also has a Romanian citizenship. I got a job offer from an Israeli company that has offices in Zurich and were interested in employing me there. According to what I've read, EU ...
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Permanent residency catch 22 : Can't get a job for PR, can't get PR without a job

I'm currently studying business (marketing) in Australia and I think I've hit a snag. I love it here and want to work here after graduation on a full time basis, but nobody wants to hire me because I ...
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Entering the UK on a Tier 1 (Exceptional talent) 5 year visa earlier than the originally submitted 'intended date of arrival'

Looking for clarity on the following. I have been granted a Tier 1 Visa for exceptional talent. This gives me 5 years and 4 months. Upon sending my application in for processing I indicated that my ...
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EU citizen going to work in the UK. Can my Chinese girlfriend come with me and possibly work in the UK?

I'm a Dutch citizen currently self-employed and living in China. From March 2018 I'll be working full-time as an employee for a UK company in London. Is it possible for my Chinese girlfriend to come ...
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Can workers escape Saudi Arabia by going to their embassy?

I heard that foreign workers in Saudi Arabia, even westerners from the USA or European countries, are essentially imprisoned as indentured servants and that it is routine for the employer to seize and ...
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Am I allowed to quit without notice during my pregnancy in Germany?

I have a job that needs a notice of "3 Monate zum Quartalsende" or 3 Months to the End of the Quarter. And since I am already pregnant that is a pretty long time to wait (a new quarter just started so ...
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Does a non-EU spouse of an EU citizen living in Switzerland need a work permit to work in the Netherlands?

I've just joined this forum, I would like to seek your advice to enlighten me. I am Indonesian and my husband is Italian. We live in Switzerland with a B permit, allowing me to work. I have relocated ...
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Do I have to pay taxes in the US if I work remotely for company in other country and pay taxes there?

I'm going to move in the US soon to work for US employer and live there. But I also have clients in other countries (Russia in particular, I'm Russian citizen) and they are paying all the taxes for me ...
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France study & working

I understand that with a long stay student visa in France, you can work 964 hours per year. Does that include working on a contract as an Independent Contractor? On that contract, I would be traveling ...
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What papers do I need so I can start working in the UK as fast as possible?

I recently posted a question regarding the papers I will need to live legally in the UK with my husband, a Polish citizen. I've got pretty good answers that guided me towards the right steps. So I ...
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Can I keep my family in Germany and work in Finland on a work permit?

I have a residence permit (not a blue card) of Germany until January 2018, and the Rathaus has given me a Fiktionsbescheinigung until May 2018, waiting for me to submit a new contract. Now I have a ...
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Australian citizen working in the USA

I’m an Australian citizen looking to work in America for a working holiday, but I can’t find a visa that applies to me. I don’t have the qualifications for an E-3 or H-B1, and I wouldn’t be working in ...
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Non EU-citizen spouse working rights

I'm non EU citizen and I will marry Italian girl soon. So I need to know if I've the right to work in another EU country without the need of that my wife move me. I want to work in Germany and my ...
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Can a F-1 visa holder teach an online course

I was wondering if a F1 student can teach an online course in the University they are attached to. Usually, all F1 students working as TAs are assigned only face to face courses to teach but there are ...
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Am I entitled to British ancestry through great grandparents?

My mother's grandparents were both born in the UK and moved to the US as young adults. Can my mother apply for some kind of working visa or dual citizenship, which can be passed along to me so that ...
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Working from home in Switzerland for a UK company without becoming a swiss 'resident'?

I am a Swiss citizen and have been in the UK for two years. I am now working from home for my company for the forseeable future. I would like to continue to work for my current employer but from ...
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As a student, are there specific work limitations for remote working in Singapore?

Starting from September, I will attend full-time classes at ESSEC Business School in Singapore. I saw that I have to get a Student pass (I don't have many details about it right now) and that it would ...
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Do I need to leave Germany after accepting a fully remote job based in the UK?

I currently have a job in Munich with a German company. I am a UK citizen and am claiming residency in Germany under the brexit "Withdrawal Agreement", this allows me to continue to live and ...
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Preparation for moving to Prague: what comes first?

I'm an 18 year old software developer from The Netherlands interested in moving to Prague. I'm wondering in which order I should go about moving to Prague in terms of getting visas, work permits, ...
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Doing freelance work in France--permission needed?

I currently live in France and have a residence card (spouse of EU citizen) that mentions that I am allowed to work. I am currently working part-time for an employer. In addition to my current job, ...
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UK Tier 2 visa sponsorship for an IT role by a small or large organisation

Background Various IT jobs were recently added to the Tier 2 Shortage Occupation list. However, a set of additional requirements for sponsoring organisations is included on Page 14. My question ...
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Working remotely for a company in another country (EU, Switzerland or Norway) while staying in my country (France)

I'm a French citizen living and working in France. I've been doing mostly remote work since March (due to covid-19) and I'm potentially looking for another job, I've seen a couple job offers for 100% ...
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Moving to Germany from Australia as a Software Developer

I'm an Australian citizen, software developer planning to move to Germany. I know that as an Australian citizen I'm allowed to stay in Germany for up to 90 days. But it looks like to get a job I need ...
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Can a Canadian corporation work in the USA remotely (working with Canadians only) without having to apply for a US work visa?

I am in the USA as a full-time graduate student and will be for the next 2 years. I am a Canadian citizen and I have a Canadian incorporated business which I need to continue to operate to generate ...
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Веing a tutor in Germany

Imagine one has no work permit and enters Germany with a tourist visa or a job seeker visa or a student visa. Is it legal to be a tutor? What are the legal consequences of tutoring? e.g. may one be ...
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Swiss salaries compared to US salaries [closed]

Let's say I have a salary of 150,000$ in the US, in the San Francisco Bay area. I would like to have a better idea of my take-home pay if I move to Zurich or Geneva, compared to the US. If you are an ...
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Is it possible to get US J1 visa (trainee program) as software developer? (I don't have a degree)

I don't have a degree, but I have 4 years (2010-2014) of experience in software development and 4 years (2006-2010) as lead technical support engineer. I see the following requirements for J1 trainee ...
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Settling in Belgium as an EU citizen

Is it mandatory, as an EU citizen, to be registered in a Belgian municipality in order to work, get benefits and so on, or is a rent contract or a bill just enough as a proof? I'm asking this because ...
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If I live in Sweden but work in Norway, how and where can I get health care?

I am a Norwegian citizen. My work is in Norway, but very near the Swedish border. So, I could live in Sweden, and commute across the border every day to work in Norway. I would, of course, register as ...
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UK job offer - Non EEA with EEA spouse

I'm a Mexican national married to a German. We have two kids with dual nationality and have lived in Mexico since we got married five years ago. I have a job offer in the UK and we are planning to ...
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Legality of working online for a Canadian company as a Canadian citizen living in the US

I am a Canadian citizen living in the United States. I do not have a visa to work here, I am here on an H4 visa, which is the spouse visa for my husband's H4 work visa. I would like to be able to ...
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Working in Switzerland with French residence permit

Is it possible to work in Switzerland with a French residence permit?
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Permanent resident in France with Job offer in Germany [closed]

I have a permanent resident permit in France ( I am an non EU national), that is it is valid for 10 years renewable. I am working full time on CDI for one employer in France since 6 years. Have been ...
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Emigrate to a foreign country with a remote US-based job

Background: I have received job offer from a US-based company and the entire work force is remote. I'm indian by nationality. The company doesn't mind where I work out of, as long as I'm available in ...
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Do Australian citizens need any paperwork to work in New Zealand?

Many years ago I'm sure Aussies and Kiwis were free to live and work in each other's country without special visas or complicated paperwork. And I believe that some decades ago that changed to make ...
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Is it allowed to work ONLINE on F-1 visa?

As I've understood, its not allowed to work off campus on F-1 visa. However what about online freelance work, for example something on fiverr or some other freelance website? Is that against the law ...
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Situation where EU freedom of movement is restricted by a combination of government red tape and corporate policy

There is a large chain of coffee shops in Sweden. One of their outlets is very near the Norwegian border. Most of the customers in that shop are Norwegians. A Norwegian girl applied for a job in this ...
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Expatriating to Germany without speaking German as a French fluent in English

I am trying to move with my boyfriend to Stuttgart in Germany. The situation is that I am French, have spent part of my studies in Australia and finished my master's degree in the USA. My current job ...
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Some experience or advice for moving from Colombia to Ireland

Me and my wife want to move to Ireland. We are from Colombia and as far as I know, our best option is moving for work. From what I have been searching, these are the steps we need to do. I need ...
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US citizen working remotely for a US company wanting to stay in France for 9 month

My husband and I are US citizens living in the States. He is a college professor and has accepted a fellowship in France during his sabbatical year from September 2016 to May 2017. I'm currently ...
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US Permanent Resident Working From Home

I'm a US Permanent Resident. My job allows me to work from home full time. I want to partially move back to Honduras where I'm a citizen. I would come back to the US every couple of months for face ...
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What is better choice living place or salary in Sydney? [closed]

I have a dilemma I have been given two offers of work one in CBD and other one in Hornsby both Sydney. I have a brother living in CBD so there for I would stay at first at his place, the time distance ...
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Working for US company remotely from UK, can I work from their office while visiting?

I am a UK citizen, and have been offered a contract to work for a company that is based in the US. The contract is remote working and I would be paid into a UK bank account, but I was wondering if I ...
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Best way for Chinese citizens to get jobs not in China?

My girlfriend is Chinese and I live in England, what is the best way of us living in the same country? I think it would be easier for her to find a job in the UK that offers a visa sponsor, this has ...