Salvation’s basic pension is still on the brink

The MPs from the CDU and CSU see a number of unanswered questions regarding the new social benefit, which is supposed to improve long-term low-wages in old age. You criticize: In the current form, the basic pension can neither be technically implemented nor paid. In view of the impending budget gaps in the corona crisis, […]

DGB calls for binding regulations on working time recording

Berlin The corona virus has changed the world of work. Whoever can, sits in the home office and uses the possibilities of flexible working hours to reconcile family and work in the crisis as well as possible. But many workers are also noticing how work and leisure time are becoming increasingly blurred. Working hours should […]

The economy demands a clear exit schedule

Düsseldorf, Berlin The ghost is out of the bottle – and it won’t be easy to catch it again. Little by little, social life in Germany is returning to normal: playgrounds have been reopened in many places, first services have taken place, some museums and zoos have opened, schools are slowly filling up, and for […]

Almost a fifth of the companies want to cut jobs

Berlin Daimler HR Director Wilfried Porth didn’t gloss over anything: “Obviously something is breaking away at the moment that no one knows if it can be caught up,” the manager said last week. The carmaker had to accept a drop in profits of almost 80 percent in the first quarter, sales of the core brand […]

“There are conditions like in war”

Madrid Alvaro Mallol had prepared. Since the coronavirus paralyzed China’s economy in January, the entrepreneur has filled his warehouse with intermediate products. “We worked overtime in logistics and production in order to be able to send as many deliveries as possible before the crisis came to Spain,” says the head of Dicomat, a manufacturer of […]