Sustainable economy: employers warn that The welfare state is too big

the employers ' President Ingo Kramer warned against loads of companies in social spending and called on the German government to counteract. "We can't expan

Sustainable economy: employers warn that The welfare state is too big

the employers ' President Ingo Kramer warned against loads of companies in social spending and called on the German government to counteract. "We can't expand the welfare state permanently stronger as our economy grows," said the President of the Confederation of German employers ' associations (BDA). And he added: "We need a debate on what reforms we can the social state. This will not go without Controversy.“

Kramer said: "The crisis shows once more that we should be sustained in the long term – the need to make the social welfare state is not just, for example, in a future of climate policy. It is a more than risky development, if the welfare state is now grown for the fifth Time in a row, more than our economy – with more than 1 trillion Euro range.“

", Smaller Generation will have to. carry"

The BDA President called on to Pay the so-called "social budget" of the Ministry of labour After that, the social benefits amounted to in the year 2019, a total of more than a trillion euros.

Kramer said, particularly against the Background of the current crisis and the impending demographic changes would need to be in the social expenditure against controlled. "The social expense must be borne by future and smaller generations."

Updated Date: 27 July 2020, 05:20

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