Funding Programs Vital for Construction Industry, Says Federal Construction Minister

Funding Programs Vital for Construction Industry, Says Federal Construction Minister

At Federal Construction Minister Klara Geywitz said on Monday that three construction funding programs are important for the severely weakening construction industry: “Every funding euro triggers orders in the tradesmen’s books and stimulates domestic demand. It is precisely these impulses that we need now.” Managing Director of the Main Association of the German Construction Industry, … Read more

Cinema Employees Union Calls for Strike: Films in Jeopardy, Popcorn Supplies Low

Cinema Employees Union Calls for Strike: Films in Jeopardy, Popcorn Supplies Low

Films could be canceled in several cinemas in the coming days and popcorn bags could remain empty. The reason? The ver.di union is calling for a strike. The service union ver.di has called on employees of the cinema companies CinemaxX and CineStar to go on strike from Thursday as part of the nationwide collective bargaining. … Read more

The Euro’s Advantages for Medium-Sized Companies Unveiled by German Association Chairman

The Euro’s Advantages for Medium-Sized Companies Unveiled by German Association Chairman

Medium-sized companies also welcome the advantages of the European common currency. For the chairman of the Federal Association of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in Saxony-Anhalt, Oliver Brunn, the euro is a success story because “it has brought stability to the economies in the euro area, price stability in the broadest sense and cooperation between the … Read more

Windehausen Situation Continues to Normalize Amidst Cleanup Efforts and Flood Concerns

Windehausen Situation Continues to Normalize Amidst Cleanup Efforts and Flood Concerns

8:06 p.m. | The situation in Windehausen continues to normalize In the Heringer district of Windehausen in the Nordhausen district, the situation continued to normalize before the turn of the year. The mayor of Heringen, Matthias Marquardt, said on Friday that the groundwater was continuing to decline. The cleanup work and damage assessment are underway, … Read more

Uncovering SED Assets: The Impact on Eastern Germany and Beyond

Uncovering SED Assets: The Impact on Eastern Germany and Beyond

Comrades make use of SED assets The comrades began to hide these party assets quite early after the fall of the Berlin Wall in order to protect them from state access. Around 490 million East Marks will be distributed as loans to deserving party cadres and officials, a total of 160 borrowers. “The comrades actually … Read more

Whistleblower Protection Act Faces Criticism and Challenges in Business Community

Whistleblower Protection Act Faces Criticism and Challenges in Business Community

Whistleblowers should be better protected from harassment Whistleblowers are informants who uncover abuses or crimes within companies or authorities. On the one hand, the Whistleblower Protection Act is intended to enable the identity of a whistleblower to be protected, but at the same time it prohibits retaliation by employers, such as the termination of whistleblowers … Read more

Saxony-Anhalt: State parliament should declare emergency situation due to Corona special funds | MDR.DE

Saxony-Anhalt: State parliament should declare emergency situation due to Corona special funds |  MDR.DE

Only then will it be possible to finance around 60 measures and implement them in the coming years. The catalog of measures includes, among other things, the procurement of technology for the digitalization of all rescue equipment, large equipment for hospitals, digital assistance in schools and the extension of hardship aid. The measures were actually … Read more

Munich Regional Court sees initial suspicion of criminal organization in “Last Generation” | MDR.DE

Munich Regional Court sees initial suspicion of criminal organization in “Last Generation” |  MDR.DE

Spokesperson for the “Last Generation” for the Eastern region reacts calmly A Spokesman for the “Last Generation” for the Eastern region, Christian Bläul, commented on the regional court’s decision when asked by MDR Investigativ: “I’m remaining totally calm at the moment. That’s also because the only issue here is the legality of the searches So … Read more

Controversial Basketball Player Joshiko Saibou: Career Highlights, Controversies, and Return to German League

Controversial Basketball Player Joshiko Saibou: Career Highlights, Controversies, and Return to German League

Trier (dpa) – The controversial basketball professional Joshiko Saibou played a competitive game in Germany for the first time since the Corona controversy in 2020. The 33-year-old is now under contract with second division team Medipolis SC Jena and made his season debut on Saturday evening in Jena’s 95:83 defeat at Römerstrom Gladiators Trier. Saibou … Read more

Self-Service Checkouts on the Rise: Rewe Takes the Lead in Urban Markets

Self-Service Checkouts on the Rise: Rewe Takes the Lead in Urban Markets

Rewe: Self-service checkouts especially in cities Also in the markets of Rewe-Group, self-service checkouts are becoming more and more the norm. According to the company, there are just over 70 in Central Germany, of which 40 are self-service checkouts in Saxon markets, eight in Saxony-Anhalt and 19 in stores in Thuringia. They would be installed … Read more