Poorly paid, poorly insured, lousy working conditions: package messenger is a tough job. Labour Minister healing wants to change that, the CDU is reluctant. Today, the coalition Committee advises. What is it exactly? An Overview.Everything collapsing, What's the Problem?
is booming, The package industry. In the past year in Germany, 3.5 billion parcels were delivered. In the coming years this number is expected to rise further, mainly due to the growing Online trade. At the same time but it will be for package delivery company such as DHL, UPS, GLS and Hermes getting harder and harder to find drivers. A lot of package of services from warehouses to the delivery to subcontractors. This often riders from southern and Eastern Europe - the Ukraine, Moldova, Belarus and the miserable conditions.
According to ver.di chief Frank Bsirske was ruled by a "mafia-like structures". Part hourly wages of 4.50 euros to six euros would be paid. The minimum wage is in Germany since this year 9,19 euros per hour. In addition, the package would need to work offered part 12 to 16 hours per day, so Bsirske. Most recently there was "considerable evidence of massive abuse, so black money payments and social insurance fraud," said ver.di-boss.
mainly, however, Hubertus would like to approach healing: Poor pay, said the Federal Minister of labour, was one thing. That social protection would, however, undermined that he could not accept. "It is the social peace in our country is broken, when watching such a miss developments idly."