6-Work

  • Help not permitted
    6- WORK - ENG 992-INTEGREAT E-NEWS

    Help not permitted

    Work on the assembly line is tough. Many people in Germany work in the low-cost sector, for example in packaging, in the warehouse or in the production of large companies. Those who are employed by a temporary employment agency often have to to jobs like these. Sameer from Iraq is one of them. He reports that many employees suffer from the working conditions. “Without energy drinks, most of them cannot...
  • Support for young people and their families
    1-RESIDENCE - ENG 6- WORK - ENG E-NEWS

    Support for young people and their families

    "DUNJA The support for young people and their relatives" is a project to support and promote families and children.The project offers holistic advice on questions, worries and problems that affect the family. Teenagers in the ages 11 to 18 are accompanied individually by the employees of the education provider BBQ Education and Vocational Qualification. In addition to advice, the range of support includes free learning support and leisure activities, such...
  • In four languages: Everything about fair employment
    0-REGION-ENG 6- WORK - ENG E-NEWS

    In four languages: Everything about fair employment

    Which rights do employees have in Germany? And which duties? Those questions will be answered at an event on fair employment for refugees and migrants. The event is taking place—only for those who registered in advance—on Wednesday, June 23rd at the Rottenburg Rettungszentrum at Sülchenstraße 24 and begins at 5.30pm. Registrations will be accepted until Friday, June 18th via email at kiosk@kit-jugendhilfe.de A solicitor of the association “mira” informs about...
  • Strong at Work: funding for mothers with a migration background
    1-RESIDENCE - ENG 6- WORK - ENG 992-INTEGREAT E-NEWS

    Strong at Work: funding for mothers with a migration background

    The Federal Ministry for Families supports mothers with a migration background with its program “Strong at Work”. The program will run until mid-2022. The objective of the program is to support employable mothers individually on their way into employment. Among other things, women receive support in organizing childcare, getting degrees recognized, finding an internship, apprenticeship or job as well as qualification and training for certificate exams. There are about 90...
  • Sudden loss of job
    6- WORK - ENG E-NEWS

    Sudden loss of job

    During the corona pandemic, many professionals lost their jobs. Due to the lockdown, many companies are generating lower sales and are therefore cutting jobs. This is also evident in the district of Tübingen: a total of exactly 4527 people were affected by unemployment here in October 2020. This is 38.1% more than in the previous year. Among them are 479 refugees. If someone loses his or her job, he or...
  • It’s worth applying for a tax return
    2-EVERYDAY LIFE 6- WORK - ENG 992-INTEGREAT E-NEWS

    It’s worth applying for a tax return

    As a rule, anyone who works in Germany has to pay taxes. The employer pays these taxes directly to the tax office. For many people it is worth filing a tax return every year. Then, for example, they can inform the tax office of their costs for training, for the home office or for transportation to work. They can even apply to claim a flat rate for tax relief. The...
  • 6- WORK - ENG E-NEWS

    An increasing number of migrants are setting up companies

    Whether it's a tailor's shop, hairdresser's, grocery shop or pharmaceutical start-up: people with a migrant background have an entrepreneurial spirit. This is the result of a study conducted by the state-owned development bank KfW. It collects data on business start-ups every year. According to the study, migrants* established about one in four start-ups in 2019 - 160,000 of 605,000 start-ups in total. Around one third of the migrants who set...
  • 6- WORK - ENG E-NEWS

    The Tübinger Tafel needs drivers

    The Tübinger Tafel saves food from being thrown away and gives it away for little money. It is given to people with a BonusCard from the district of Tübingen. These foods are collected from supermarkets, bakeries and manufacturers in and around Tübingen, among others. The Tafel is looking for drivers for this. Once a week, drivers will provide four to seven hours of voluntary, meaning unpaid, driving time. Since Corona,...
  • 10-E-NEWS-ENG 6- WORK - ENG

    The Tübinger Tafel needs drivers

    The Tübinger Tafel saves food from being thrown away and gives it away for little money. It is given to people with a BonusCard from the district of Tübingen. These foods are collected from supermarkets, bakeries and manufacturers in and around Tübingen, among others. The Tafel is looking for drivers for this. Once a week, drivers will provide four to seven hours of voluntary, meaning unpaid, driving time. Since Corona,...
  • 6- WORK - ENG

    Paid time for education

    To be successful at work, one should educate oneself further. Employees in Baden-Württemberg are generally entitled to educational time (educational leave). The employer continues to pay their wages or salaries during this time. The entitlement to educational leave only applies if the employees have been employed in a company for at least twelve months. You can take up to five days off every year, less if you work part-time. Apprentices...
  • 6- WORK - ENG CORONA ENGLISH E-NEWS

    Longer work days for people working from home

    Due to Covid-19, many people currently work from home. A collaboration between researchers from the Harvard Business School and the New York University now discovered that, on average, these people work 48.5 minutes more each day than before the pandemic. For their study, the researchers looked at the digital working patterns of 3.1 million people from a few thousand companies, which are located in North America, Europe and the Middle...
  • 6- WORK - ENG

    Holiday jobs for young students

    their pocket money during the summer holidays can apply for a holiday job. The following rules should be observed when working: Working hours should not exceed eight hours per day. A maximum of 40 hours with five days in a week is allowed. Working hours may only take place between 6 a.m. and 8 p.m. There are, however, deviations for young people aged 16 and over. There must be a...
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