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In Germany, the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs (BMAS), through a funding program, is contributing to strengthening independent social politics research.
German citizenship is highly coveted because it guarantees many advantages; however, it is by no means easy to obtain. In fact, compared to the European average, Germany ranks rather low in the statis
The sick note is a fundamental tool for workers to stand up for their own rights. In Germany, there are rules to manage the relationship between employer and employee; therefore, we would like to give
The Hartz IV (or Arbeitslosengeld II) subsidy system will be replaced by the Bürgergeld as of January 2023. Since its election, the Ampelkoalition has been discussing and working on the draft of the
On the 1st of November 2022, a job fair took place in Berlin during the Karrieretag (career day), an event where many companies come looking for new employees to fit into their workforce. We decided t
Wohngeld in a nutshell The Wohngeld Plus is a reform of the previous Wohngeld, a subsidy thought for those who struggle to bear housing costs. The skyrocketing cost of living and the crisis that looms
The Bürgergeld is a new social policy designed by the German government to curb the rising of unemployment. It is a sum of money destined to those who don’t have a job and are at risk of being marg
Language is an essential instrument that appears to be strictly related to concepts of identity and self-determination. It is a cultural artifact resulting from contingent factors that vary according
Interest representation The KBV (Kassenärtzliche Bundesvereinigung) is a medical association that functions as mouthpiece for self-employed doctors and psychotherapists around Germany. While in other
Energy package for pensioners and workers with “Midijob” contracts: how much is it and what the requirements?
The government is putting together an energy package for pensioners and workers with “Midijob” contracts, for which more than 65 billion euros are going to be allocated to face the rising cost of
Subsidies for energy costs are ready alsofor the unemployed, due to rising prices - payment dates have been set.
To start a business in Germany you simply have to be over 18 years old! It makes absolutely no difference whether you have experience or not, or whether you are a foreigner or a German citizen. Wheth
Article 9 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Germany it's about the freedom of association.