The corona pandemic and its consequences reveal how important the digital processing of contracts is for the functioning of everyday processes. Remote work and the increase in collaborative work via long-distance communication also have an impact on the world of work and the conclusion of employment contracts. The use of trust services according to the eIDAS regulation fulfills an important function here.
The Bitkom working group "Application of Electronic Trust Services" focuses on user practice relating to trust services. Together with Bitkom we want to make a contribution to the correct use of the services and in this article we have provided important aspects on the subject of digital signatures and employment contracts for practice.