The Social Affairs Committee of the Bundestag has given the go-ahead to increase the minimum wage to twelve euros per hour on October 1st. The draft law by Federal Labor Minister Hubertus Heil (SPD) was passed on Wednesday, according to participants. With the increase, the coalition also wants to raise the limit for mini-jobs from 450 to 520 euros, monthly earnings up to this amount should then remain tax and social security-free for employees. “With the decision in the committee,
STORY: Commuters and other travelers can use buses and trains nationwide between June and August for nine euros per month. The Federal Council approved the law on Friday, which ensures that the responsible federal states will lose 2.5 billion euros in revenue from the federal budget for the three months. Federal Transport Minister Volker Wissing from the FDP called the ticket an opportunity.
Green light for October 1 minimum wage increase
There should be more money for employees – at least 12 euros an hour. A corresponding draft law has been launched.
The Social Affairs Committee of the Bundestag has given the green light to increase the minimum
Paris FC quickly took matters into their own hands in their third consecutive play-off in Ligue 1 (2018-2019, eliminated by RC Lens; 2019-2020, season stopped due to Covid; 2020-2021, eliminated by Grenoble Football 38). Their aggressiveness was rewarded from the first minute. Christophe Diedhiou, author of a hand from a corner, offered the Parisian club the possibility of opening the scoring from the penalty spot. But Moustapha Name completely missed his shot, too crossed.
The figures are rather encouraging: it is even the lowest level since 2008. The unemployment rate is almost stable in the first quarter of 2022 at 7.3% of the active population in France (excluding Mayotte), against 7.4% in the last quarter of 2021, according to figures published on Tuesday by INSEE.
In the first quarter, the number of unemployed as defined by the International Labor Office (ILO) reached 2.2 million people, or 18,000 less over the quarter. The unemployment rate,
Dhe districts see problems in the implementation of the planned entitlement to Hartz IV benefits for refugees from Ukraine. The start of social assistance from June 1 could fail due to bureaucracy.
The reason is a lack of special paper, says the president of the district council, Reinhard Sager, to the newspapers of the “Funke Mediengruppe”. “The Federal Printing Office is currently unable to deliver enough forgery-proof document templates on which the immigration authorities issue their fictional certificates.”
The third attempt was successful. Stan Wawrinka experienced great happiness on Monday in Rome by rediscovering the taste of victory on the circuit, 15 months after his last success in the 1st round of the Australian Open 2021. And with the way that is more, since the Swiss overthrew a member of the Top 20, the American giant Reilly Opelka (17th) on the score of 3-6, 7-5, 6-2 in 2h05 of play. In the 2nd round, he will be opposed
The recovery effect has passed. After a positive year in 2021 (677,700 jobs created, +3.5%) more than offsetting the drop in 2020 linked to the Covid-19 pandemic, and ending in the last quarter at +0.6%, private salaried employment marked not. According to the provisional estimate published Friday by Insee, there were 66,100 net job creations in the first quarter of 2022, i.e. a small increase of 0.3%.
In detail, in the first quarter, the interim, compass of the job market,
The burn rate of Ethereum (ETH) has risen to an all-time high (ATH) following the sale of land in Yuga Labs’ Metaverse project titled “Otherside.”
Yuga Labs, creators of the Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC), sold 55,000 NFT monkey lands called “Otherdeeds” on May 1st, where overwhelming demand for tokens has caused Ethereum fees to soar so high that users have to pay up to $500 million. 2.6 ETH ($7,400) to 5 ETH ($14,270) just to complete the transaction.
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Around 14,000 people marched through Berlin at the traditional May Day demonstration of left-wing and radical left-wing groups. There were no major riots, but there were isolated scuffles between demonstrators and the police in Kreuzberg. The elevator was largely peaceful, said Berlin’s police chief Barbara Slowik in the evening. A large police force accompanied the protest march from Neukölln to Kreuzberg. A total of almost 6,000 police officers were on duty in the capital on May 1st.
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On May 1st there will be demonstrations all over Germany. In Zwickau left meet right demonstrators. The news ticker.
You don’t talk about money – if you have enough of it. And if not? On this May 1st, we in the local editorial team dealt with two topics that fall into the second category. In the May Day rally on Marienplatz Mayor Dieter Reiter called for Munich to have its own minimum wage, an initiative for what he called a “poverty-proof” income. At the same time, hundreds of thousands of households that are connected to the city’s district heating
As of: 05/01/2022 5:31 p.m
If public holidays fall on a weekend, this is annoying for most people – because a day off is lost. In some countries, public holidays will then be made up for. A model for Germany too?
Employees will lose three public holidays this year: May 1st and December 25th are Sundays, New Year’s Day falls on a Saturday. Only Day of German Unity and Boxing Day fall on working days. In other countries, such public
As of: 05/01/2022 4:12 p.m
In Istanbul, the police arrested more than 160 demonstrators. Despite warnings, they took part in an unauthorized protest, it said. According to media reports, there were occasional clashes with the police.
According to official information, the Turkish police arrested 164 demonstrators in Istanbul. Despite warnings, they took part in an unauthorized protest, the Istanbul governor’s office justified the procedure.
According to media reports, there were occasional clashes with the police when demonstrators tried to march
Status: 05/01/2022 3:42 p.m
Accompanied by protests, Chancellor Scholz promised Ukraine further German help in his speech on Labor Day – including with weapons. He had previously vigorously defended his course in an interview.
In his speech on Labor Day, Chancellor Olaf Scholz called Russia’s actions imperialism and promised Ukraine further aid. The country had been attacked by its big neighbor Russia, a country “that also attacks others,” said Scholz at the DGB rally on May 1 in Düsseldorf.
This Sunday it will sound again in many voices, the hymn to work. Politicians and trade unionists will flatter the people who “do something in this country” or “keep the shop running,” according to the usual phrases, and you can place bets on which professions will receive the most praise: the saleswomen, probably and the educators, and, for sure, the nurses and the nurses. Of course, there will not only be flattery, but also demands: the
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“stern TV am Sonntag”: Dieter Könnes welcomes these guests on May 1st
Presenter Dieter Könnes celebrates his premiere on “stern TV” this Sunday evening. The focus is on hotly debated topics and moving stories – three celebrity guests are part of the party.
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Unions on Labor Day: Left-wing scene also active
The Russian attack on Ukraine changed a lot, even May Day. For the trade unions, however, this should not crowd out other issues.
This year’s Labor Day on Sunday is also marked by the Russian
Berlin before May 1: Some arrests and damage to property
Rallies and thousands of police officers on the streets – Berlin has prepared for the usual Labor Day campaigns. In the case of riots, they want to intervene massively.
Already on the day before May Day, thousands of people demonstrated