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Package of services should be liable for sub-contractors
Cheating the subcontractor in the minimum wage, will, in the future, the major package suppliers and pay social security contributions. Wants to enforce the SPD labour Minister healing by law. the

Federal Minister of labour, Hubertus Heil (SPD) to proceed by law against abuses in the highly competitive parcel industry, also there soon, the so-called subcontractors liability shall apply. The actual Customer is then for the correct working conditions for all subcontractors responsible. This is primarily aimed at violations of the compulsory social insurance, if the package offered so, for example, bogus self-employed. In such cases,

In the construction industry, where the subcontractor's liability, applicable since 2002, have you made good experiences with that said hail to the editorial network in Germany. In the package industry many sub-contractors, to criticize unions in a long time. As a market leader in the parcel industry, DHL by Deutsche Post, competitors are GLS, DPD, Hermes, UPS and TNT.

Union krisitiert "mafia-like structures"

finally, Verdi had spoken to boss Frank Bsirske of "mafia-like structures". He had complained that the package of services companies dedicated to instruct, in turn, other companies, the people from Ukraine, Moldova or Belarus, for delivery into the vehicles. It hourly wages of 4.50 euros or 6 euros would be paid in case of working hours of 12 or even 16 hours per day. The Deputy Verdi Chairman Andrea Kocsis said on Saturday, decisive Action was urgently needed to help the workers, the companies and the consumers.

The job market in the package industry is divided according to the Union, two. Only two of the five major parcel services in Germany work mainly inside with their own permanent staff Deliverers and mail carriers. These are Verdi, according to the parcel services DHL and UPS. Your employees subject to social insurance jobs and be paid in accordance with the Tariff.

The Association of parcel & Express logistics according to the company, require their Contracting partner to pay the minimum wage and working time recording. Hermes had pointed out, the companies leave from all of the service partners contractually ensure that they "fully comply with legal requirements - in particular, the obligation to pay the statutory minimum wage -". According to information from the parcel service provider DPD commissioned transport companies have clear commitments, which would be examined on an ongoing basis.

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