Offbeat: Heil thanks Union for support in the citizens' allowance: "Hartz IV becomes history"

First compromise proposal for the fixed citizens' allowance: soon sharper sanctions for the unemployed?

 First compromise proposal for the fixed citizens' allowance: soon sharper sanctions for the unemployed? The Bundestag and Bundesrat mediation committee has not yet met, but after the failed passing of the new citizens' allowance in the Federal Council there is a first setting signal. The FDP proposed a compromise in the dispute between the traffic light coalition and the CDU/CSU. After that, there could be sharper sanctions for long -term unemployed in the first six months if someone does not accept work.

Federal Minister of Labor Hubertus Heil (SPD) has thanked the Union to make the introduction of citizen benefit possible through its approval in the mediation committee. "Hartz IV will be history," he said in the debate of his budget on Thursday in the Bundestag. With the citizens' allowance, people in need would be more reliable and unbureaucratic. Through higher additional service options, the reform also creates more incentives to work and ensure more qualified specialists.

Bundesarbeitsminister Hubertus Heil (SPD) hat der Union dafür gedankt, die Einführung des Bürgergelds durch ihre Zustimmung im Vermittlungsausschuss möglich zu machen. © John MacDougall Federal Minister of Labor Hubertus Heil (SPD) thanked the Union to make the introduction of citizen benefit possible through its approval in the mediation committee. "Hartz IV will be history," he said in the debate of his household in the Bundestag.

It is therefore good that the CDU "deviated from its total blockade," said Heil. The agreement with the Union is also an opportunity to "detoxify a social polarization".

Schwesig is to take on chair: Mediation committee advises on Wednesday about citizenship money

 Schwesig is to take on chair: Mediation committee advises on Wednesday about citizenship money It is said to be the greatest social reform of this parliamentary term. But one and a half months before the planned start, the citizens' allowance has not yet been decided. Now everything hangs at an evening session. © Photo: Photo: dpa/Karl-Josef Hildenbrand Next Wednesday the dispute is to be settled. The dispute over the planned citizen benefit is to be resolved in the coming week in an evening session.

The CSU MP Silke Launert said that the Union had "prevented the worst" with the corrections she did, for example in the sanctions. It must be promoted and challenged with a system. Her group colleague Stephan Stracke (CSU) said that the mediation committee had cleared the way "for" further development of Hartz IV ". The Union prevented the introduction of an unconditional basic income.

The Green MP Markus Kurth criticized that Union representatives in the weekly debate In order to have "defamed" long -term unemployed people. "To make politics at the expense of this person," he said, "he said. He is glad that there are also representatives in the Union who are capable of a rational discourse, which is able to compromise made.

"Hartz IV is poverty by law," said the left-wing rapporteur Gesine Lötzsch. The citizens' benefit reform is inadequate. The agreement with the Union in the mediation committee "did not make the law better, but worse. CDU and CSU have made the traffic lights "a role backwards" in the sanctions. exploratory inflation compensation.

The AfD criticized the citizens' money as "slap in the face of those who get up every morning to work out their income". "The citizen benefit is counterproductive, it invites you to abuse," said AfD MP Ulrike Schielke-Ziesing. And it increases the danger "that people end up in long -term unemployment and stay there".

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