Companies hope for short-time work as a lifeline

Foundry in Hamburg The sharp rise in energy prices is causing many companies financial difficulties. (Photo: imago/photothek) Berlin The news hit the medium-sized textile manufacturer suddenly. His energy supplier announced that it would exit the gas business and end the gas and electricity supply contract at the end of September. “We were a bit unsure […]

Corona in autumn: Employers should make home office possible again – politics

The Federal Ministry of Labor is planning a fundamental return to the home office offer: employers should again be obliged to offer employees to work from home to protect against corona infections. However, there should be exceptions. This emerges from the draft bill for a SARS-CoV-2 occupational safety regulation from the house of Labor Minister […]

According to the home office obligation – that will apply in the future

The home office requirement is coming to an end. After that, newly adopted hygiene rules should protect against a Corona infection offer in the workplace. what they contain. Even after the previous corona measures have expired on March 19, there should be protection against infection at the workplace. The Federal Cabinet approved the new Occupational […]

DGB speaks of a “huge mistake”: mini-job limit should rise to 520 euros

DGB speaks of “huge mistake” Mini-job limit should rise to 520 euros 01/29/2022, 5:49 p.m From October, mini-jobbers should be able to earn more per month than the previous 450 euros. The traffic light coalition wants to raise the limit by 70 euros. While FDP boss Lindner sees a “chance for a little more net”, […]

The federal government only awards contracts to companies with a collective agreement

Labor Minister Hubertus Heil The SPD politician wants the government to set a good example. (Photo: dpa) Berlin For Federal Labor Minister Hubertus Heil (SPD), the higher minimum wage of twelve euros planned for October 1st is only a first step towards more performance-based justice. “Above all, we need more proper collective agreements,” said Heil […]

“Hidden cuts in the poorest”: Expert opinion: Hartz IV plans unconstitutional

Friday, October 8th, 2021 “Hidden cut for the poorest” Expert opinion: Hartz IV plans unconstitutional Cost of living and inflation are higher than they have been in decades, at the same time an increase in Hartz IV for 2022 is almost canceled. Associations have long been calling for this imbalance to be corrected. A legal […]

Friedrich Merz causes outrage with statements about the crime

After the act in Idar-Oberstein, the CDU politician Friedrich Merz caused a sensation on an ARD talk show with a statement. Not only Labor Minister Hubertus Heil reacted in shock. In the ARD talk show “Maischberger. Die Woche”, the CDU politician Friedrich Merz and the Federal Labor Minister Hubertus Heil (SPD) clashed violently on Wednesday […]