6-Work

  • An increasing number of migrants are setting up companies
    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...
  • The Tübinger Tafel needs drivers
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    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,...
  • The Tübinger Tafel needs drivers
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    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,...
  • Paid time for education
    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...
  • Longer work days for people working from home
    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...
  • Holiday jobs for young students
    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...
  • Special regulation for sick leave via telephone has ended
    6- WORK - ENG CORONA ENGLISH

    Special regulation for sick leave via telephone has ended

    Starting June 1st, anyone who wants to get a sick leave needs to go to the doctor office again. This means that the special regulation has officially ended and a physical examination is once again necessary to assess the inability to work. However, Josef Hecken, Chairman of the Federal Joint Committee (G-BA), emphasized that anyone suspecting an infection with the coronavirus should still contact a doctor via telephone. The special...
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