Battle sector: Tönnies is dissatisfied with a new law

The managing Director of the meat group Tönnies, Clemens Tönnies, is unhappy with the planned more stringent rules for the meat industry. "We are a group to ge

Battle sector: Tönnies is dissatisfied with a new law

The managing Director of the meat group Tönnies, Clemens Tönnies, is unhappy with the planned more stringent rules for the meat industry. "We are a group to get ban. Under the companies should be banned, only one owner has to give it to," said Tönnies in a Thursday Interview published in "food magazine" (online). The Manager lamented that the company will be taken by the new law, "the possibility of specialization and the ability to respond to market events". "I have to, but sausages and ham produce and can cut at a different point and packaging. With Veggie sausage and cheese I'm allowed to. Since the discussion is necessarily needed,“ said Tönnies.

The Federal Cabinet had on Wednesday proposed stricter rules for the meat industry. The draft law of the Federal Minister of labour, Hubertus Heil (SPD), provides that in the larger companies of the sector from 1. January 2021 in the core business of slaughter, Cutting and meat processing no contract workers and 1. April 2021, no workers may be employed. Fines threaten. Except for meat, craft enterprises with up to 49 employees.

Updated Date: 30 July 2020, 23:19

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