F. A. Z. exclusive: With the fine against the division of labour

The Federal government is preparing with its new legislation for more safety in the meat industry, a sensitive restriction of work-economic activity – which, ap

F. A. Z. exclusive: With the fine against the division of labour

The Federal government is preparing with its new legislation for more safety in the meat industry, a sensitive restriction of work-economic activity – which, apparently, can meet soon, other industries. This is the draft law of the Minister of labour, Hubertus Heil (SPD) suggests under the name of "job protection act" to adopt the Federal Cabinet this Wednesday. In addition to a ban on the use of foreign personnel in the context of temporary work and work contracts, this also provides to prohibit cooperation between companies in the Form of "coordinated workflows", in principle.

Dietrich Creutzburg

economic correspondent in Berlin.

F. A. Z.

Although the law is intended to apply initially only for the meat industry. However, it is recorded there, in addition to the slaughter and cutting of animals, the whole area of meat processing, which was not previously stations the subject of the discussion high occurrence of Corona infections and poor working conditions in battle.

on top of that, the draft law does not justify the proposed interventions with protection against infection. He argues, rather, that councils "needed more resources" to a weakening of the democracy oppose. To this goal, by means of an "increase in the stem workforce" – what is to be achieved by a ban on temporary work, contracts for work and business cooperation.

Strong accumulation of coronavirus infections

This part of the grounds, which is not limited to a single industry, supports the bill on an essay of 2014, under the title of "Precarious democracy?". Two economic sociologists write about "three decades of neoliberal hegemony" as well as "conflicting opposites" between "economic (capitalist) and political (democratic) socialisation".

In addition, you know that temporary workers "permanent second-class citizens" and contract employees "no operating citizens" were. "The influence of operational demos were restructured and, ultimately, reduced", - stated in the article, the Federal Ministry of labour quoted for the justification of the law project of the Union and the SPD.

the starting point of Which was to have been operated in a strong accumulation of coronavirus infections in several battle, especially in the meat group Tönnies in Rheda-Wiedenbrück. Therefore, the government had decided in may of vertices, which provided for a ban on temporary work, and contract employment in the core area of slaughtering and Cutting.

Updated Date: 28 July 2020, 16:19

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