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Opinion: simplified access to short -time work will remain possible until the end of June. Federal Minister of Labor Hubertus Heil (SPD) told the Editorial Network Germany (RND/Sunday), despite the high loads that the economy had to do at the same time, the situa

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 Last generation: Climate activists want to reinforce protests The climate protection group "Last generation" has announced further and increased interference campaigns next week. “The resistance will become stronger. And he doesn't stop at Christmas either and not in the new year, ”spokeswoman Carla Hinrichs said on Friday at a press conference. The group now wants to take a closer look at politics nationwide, as the interior ministers of the federal and state governments became clear in Munich on Friday.

Ein Antragsformular für das Kurzarbeitergeld. © Jens Büttner/DPA Central Picture/DPA An application form for short-time work money. , according to the RND, the regulation already went through the departmental vote and is to be decided in the cabinet on Wednesday. Heil said: “Short work has been a stable bridge over a deep economic valley in recent months. This bridge continues to wear. »

The simplified access had been decided in Corona pandemic and extended several times by the end of 2022. The relief that short -time work money can already be paid if at least ten percent instead of regularly a third of the employees of a company are affected by a remuneration. In addition, employees do not have to build minus hours to be entitled to receive short -time work money.

After the number of short-by-ups of almost six million in the Corona Lockdown in April 2020 had almost decreased to a normal measure, the Federal Employment Agency recently reported somewhat rising figures. From November 1st to November 24th, companies for 82,000 people are indicated by economic short -time work - this does not mean that it is actually used. The current data for short -time work comes from September. At that time, 157,000 short workers were registered, twice as many as in August.

fever juice for children sold out: How Health Minister Lauterbach wants to fight the delivery bottlenecks for medication .
© Picture Alliance/dpa | Roberto Pfeil Minister of Health Karl Lauterbach (SPD) wants to combat the lack of medication. Minister of Health Karl Lauterbach (SPD) wants to combat the lack of medication. Federal Minister of Health Karl Lauterbach ( SPD ) wants to pay more pharmaceutical manufacturers to combat the scarcity of medication. This emerges from a corner point paper, about which the " Süddeutsche Zeitung " (SZ) reports.

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