German Railways will reduce the number of staff

📩 29/11/2018 20:45

German Railways will reduce the number of staff: German Railways (WB) President Rüdiger Grube, the company's load-bearing leg construction and the previous months due to the strikes organized by the Association of Train Engineers (GDL) said the number of employees will be reduced.

“After the strike by GDL in the summer, between 8 and 10 percent of the customers did not come back.” In addition, he said that there are structural difficulties in the company and that quality and fixed expenses should be under scrutiny. Expressing that there will be job losses as a result of the restructuring, Grube said that this situation will not affect five thousand employees, as the union claims.

However, according to Grube, those affected by layoff should not worry. Advocating that nobody will be unemployed at the DB, the chairman stated that the company has its own internal job market, where employees are trained and employed for different positions in the company. Grube stated that as DB, they constantly need new workers and said, “We are constantly looking for new workers and we employ about 10 thousand employees a year.” found in the description. He also did not confirm the information that the union gave the DB's freight forwarding company this year would have lost 150 million euros, but still said they would close the year with a loss.

The Railway and Transport Union (EVG) harshly criticized the railway company's step. "The CDU / CSU and SPD's coalition agreement agreed to strengthen transport," said EVG President Alexander Kirchner. This also applies to freight transport, in particular. ” spoke in the form.

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