Daimler works Council: The pressure is enormous and still rising.

The Daimler works Council asks the Executive Board a clear roadmap on how to overcome the crisis. "The big picture must be on the table – it's about the Whole

Daimler works Council: The pressure is enormous and still rising.

The Daimler works Council asks the Executive Board a clear roadmap on how to overcome the crisis. "The big picture must be on the table – it's about the Whole," it says in the Newsletter to the workforce. While the Daimler-guide with the statements referring to the consequences of the Corona-crisis is holding back so far, before preparing the General works Council, employees on difficult times: "No sales, no revenue. How strong us the Corona shock hits economically, to put the balance sheets of the second quarter, relentlessly“, warn the General works Council chief Michael Brecht, as well as his Deputy Ergun Lümali in the Letter, which is considered as a substitute for the due to the pandemic, is not possible assemblies.

Susanne Preuß

business correspondent in Stuttgart, Germany.

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The economic Situation will worsen even if short-time work will return. "Depending on how the demand for our products developed, it is not excluded, that the personnel actions can also have an impact on the areas of production", - said in the Letter: "The pressure is enormous and continues to rise."

Against this Background, speculation, what is the staff reduction could be circulating. In addition to the already approved for 10,000 job cuts at Daimler until the end of next year, the Executive Board plan to reduce until the middle of the decade, a further 10,000 jobs, in a contribution from the Trade journal "Automobilwoche", relying on a non-closer-called "corporate sources".

"The Transformation can only be achieved with a master plan,"

Daimler have no opinion, refers only to the fact that you've never called a specific number of job cuts. Just a rough staff, Board of management Wilfried Porth spoke in a round table with journalists from a "five digit number". Concrete Demands has led to Ola Källenius, the car in a personal Union, the Daimler and the People-division of Mercedes, in each case answered evasively.

Updated Date: 22 June 2020, 15:19

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