To great criticism: Tönnies wants to build up to 1500 apartments for workers

After heavy criticism on the part of the miserable accommodation for workers in the meat industry, Tönnies wants to build about 70 homes with up to 1500 homes.

To great criticism: Tönnies wants to build up to 1500 apartments for workers

After heavy criticism on the part of the miserable accommodation for workers in the meat industry, Tönnies wants to build about 70 homes with up to 1500 homes. The target was the factory contract workers, which should in the future be employed, "provide convenient and well-equipped apartments, according to a fixed Standard," announced Germany's largest meat company, on Tuesday in Lemgo in Lippe. In the course of the Corona mass outbreak at the company's headquarters in East Westphalian Rheda-Wiedenbrück, the living conditions of many workers had been criticized.

1. January 2021, the group intends to put in the core areas of production to the company employees forces, stressed Tönnies now again. The majority of the currently under-criticized contract worker Status of employed people live in private rented apartments and houses. To the local

"market rents"

About 30 per cent lived in the company provided apartments and especially for this group, they wanted to create new living space. Several local authorities were already contacted in order to obtain land, said a group spokesman.

pattern for the new buildings at several locations in the Region should be student residences in Lemgo, Germany, said the managing Director of Tönnies Holding, Daniel Nottebrock, according to a statement. It should be local "well-equipped residential units to market rents" are created, such as fully-furnished Single apartments of 16 square meters for 300 Euro warm rent or Apartments for couples from 27 square meters to 400 to 450 Euro warm – depending on the location.

It will also provide a weekly cleaning of the common areas and property management services. The companies hope "to soon" the first projects to implement.

Updated Date: 28 July 2020, 17:19

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