# 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 your employees or the BA require a certificate of employment, you must send this to the BA. The same applies to a secondary income certificate if employees or persons working for you on a self-employed basis have applied for or are receiving current cash benefits.
If you employ domestic employees on a mini-job basis, you must register this using the household cheque procedure.
For example, if you want to fill a vacant job or training position, you can publish it on the Federal Employment Agency portal on the Internet.
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.
The Employer Service of the Federal Employment Agency provides information, advice and support on all aspects of human resources.
If you are looking for personnel for your company, you can commission the Employer Service of the Federal Employment Agency in your region with the search.
If you wish to terminate the employment of a severely disabled person or a disabled person of equal status, you must first obtain the approval of the Integration Office (in Bavaria and North Rhine-Westphalia: Inclusion Office).