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Reviews: BMW plant in Leipzig leads the 35-hour week

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The working hours at the BMW plant in Leipzig are the equalized the Bavarian plants. "Until 2026, the regular work week in three steps by one hour to 35 hours reduced», distributed enterprise and the works council on Friday.

Das Werk Leipzig ging 2005 in Betrieb und beschäftigt heute 5300 Mitarbeiter. © Jan Woitas / dpa The Leipzig plant began operating in 2005 and today has 5,300 employees.

To the production capacity to keep, are accordingly adjusted to 2026 an additional 300 employees.

BMW personnel chief Horst Ilka Meier said: "We are creating the same conditions." The shortening of working hours without loss of pay successes. In addition, the number of trainees to be increased to the 2026th The first stage of work time reduction is accordingly at the beginning of next year, the second in 2024, and from early 2026 in Leipzig is in the 35-hour week.

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The plant began operating in 2005 and today has 5,300 employees. General Works boss Manfred Schoch said the reduction of working hours from 38 to 35 hours a week meant mathematically one month less work per year.

BMW Board Member for Production Milan Nedeljkovic said the phased plan creates planning security and set the long-term competitiveness of the site safely. "This is still the expansion of production for electric drive components and the expansion of the Leipzig product range with the all-electric successor to the Mini Countryman." So far in Leipzig roll around 1,100 daily vehicles of small model series BMW 1 and Series 2 and the electric i3 pioneer the assembly line.

The competitor Volkswagen intends to 2027, the 35-hour week to be progressively introduced in its plants in Zwickau, Chemnitz and Dresden, the Volkswagen subsidiary Porsche at its plant in Leipzig already 2025.

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