The SPD Board of management want to sharpen with a comprehensive package for Reform of the labour market, the Hartz IV and the financial benefits for children, the left profile of the party. The party leadership meets today in the Berlin Willy-Brandt-house to a two-day exam.

First of all, a 17-page concept the title of “A new social state is to be decided for a new time”. It provides, among other things, a child’s basic security, the increase in the minimum wage to twelve Euro, for all of the employee time accounts (for Overtime and training hours), the change in Employer are transferable. In addition, the SPD reforms in the basic security wants, instead of Hartz IV. up to 33 months in receipt of unemployment benefit I for older citizens and less severe penalties for the young unemployed

in addition, the social Democrats want a law which confers a right to work from home (‘home office’). 40 percent of employees in Germany could work, theoretically, from home, stressed the party. Only 12 per cent would, but your desire for more flexible work yet fulfilled – in times of increasing digitalization, a control will always be important.

the unemployed want to help the SPD to find, among other things, with the support of the make up of the financial statements of faster re-employment. So far, individually paid, and such deduction shall be applied for and to each other money, child benefits (child allowance, child allowance, Hartz IV) can be combined to form a key and at one point requested.

because of The survey low of 15 per cent, under strong pressure related party Chairwoman Andrea Nahles wants to reach the turn with the concept of a trend – it is the most comprehensive outcome of the renewal process of the oldest party of Germany. Another topic will be on Monday the upcoming European election campaign.

dpa