in Principle, a time limit for short-time working is money currently to a maximum of twelve months. In certain cases the period can be extended but it is now up to 21 months. In June, the Minister of economy of the countries had spoken out against the Background of the Corona-crisis, for extending short-time work to 24 months.
The short-time allowance amounts to 60 per cent of the missing net pay –for parents with children 67 per cent. After seven months, the claims increased. Contributions for social insurance are reimbursed by the Federal Agency for work completely.
the President of The Confederation of German employers ' associations (BDA), Ingo Kramer, had said last week: "short-time work holds together the workforce for the upturn, so they should be targeted as extended, where it helps then."Updated Date: 16 August 2020, 17:19