Corona-crisis: the BMW is negotiating the rapid reduction - but without layoffs | economy

BMW is currently negotiating the removal of the world's 6000 jobs. Various measures are intended to prevent operations-related redundancies. The Corona-crisis

Corona-crisis: the BMW is negotiating the rapid reduction - but without layoffs | economy

BMW is currently negotiating the removal of the world's 6000 jobs. Various measures are intended to prevent operations-related redundancies.

The Corona-crisis* hits car maker BMW, like many other German companies - strong. The management Board and the works Council are currently negotiating the removal of a total of 6000 jobs worldwide. With different methods you want to avoid compulsory redundancies but.

Munich BMW will accelerate the reduction in the group . Currently, the Board of management negotiated with the works Council about how he and without any redundancies as soon as possible, about 6000 of the world's total of 126,000 jobs stress can. On Friday, chief financial officer Nicolas Peter is not stated on request: "The decisions taken so far are sufficient to control the BMW Group in the best possible way through this tremendously difficult Situation." HR Manager Ilka Horst Meier said, in addition to the reduction of overtime and holiday accounts, as well as short-time working "we have no choice but to take further measures".

Corona-the crisis: BMW wants to achieve savings without layoffs

send Now to examine employees two or three years before the statutory retirement age with a severance package early retirement. The approximately 800 ready to become apprentices to be taken over . However, young employees should be able to study for a degree or a qualification are free to leave with the guarantee to be then again BMW has. Instead of vacation money, more vacation days, 40-hours-contracts to 35 hours to be reduced.

+ BMW wants to reduce because of the Corona-crisis. But this should not happen if possible without layoffs for operational reasons. ©dpa / -

"Our goal is to adopt in June a package ," said Horst Meier. Normally about 5000 employees leave a year, the car group, half of which goes to pension. A Succession of Points to be checked in each individual case. In the recession fewer employees switch to other companies, than in normal times.

Corona-crisis, BMW is anticipating how other car makers at a loss in current quarter

In the current quarter, the BMW, such as VW and Daimler expects loss . The paragraph is mau, the plants work in One-shift operation. The chief Executive officer of Oliver Zipse had said at the annual General meeting in mid-may: "The forecasts for 2020 are gloomy ." More BMW lock works Council chief Manfred Schoch is no longer compulsory redundancies already. An operating agreement is guaranteed to every employee his or her job - but only as long as the company generates a profit for the year.

in addition to car manufacturers, is also the Lufthansa in the crisis. A planned billion rescue delayed by the government now. The airline has rejected the plea of the government for the time being, due to claims related to the EU-Commission. By the way, BMW calls for public support . For the indignation of the large group a few days ago caused now, however, the distribution of costly dividends to shareholders.

dpa/cia

*Merkur.de is part of the nationwide Ippen-Digital editors network.

Updated Date: 29 May 2020, 05:35

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