Rosler: the other side of the coin?

rosler: the other side of the coin?

Where there is much light, there is also much shadow. Frank meixner from the church service in the world of work (kda) of the evangelical lutheran church in bavaria sees this keyword confirmed at the rosler company as well. The lack of a works council, for example, which brought negative headlines to the uniwell company in ebern last year, cast a less favorable light on the glittering balance sheet of the ground-slip technology company.

The company in memmelsdorf (municipality of untermerzbach) and hausen (bad staffelstein) had made headlines these days with a record-breaking announcement. The most successful business year in the company's history ends with sales of 230 million euros; the employees receive a bonus payment.

Bonuses unequally distributed
Meixner, who works as a pastor for the companies in the evangelical church district of bayreuth, finds it commendable "that employees share in the profits", and yet the social secretary discovers a crucial fly in the ointment. The payments were simply "made out of thin air". A percentage share in profits "particularly favors those who already earn more". A uniform amount, on the other hand, had benefited low earners in particular.

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Brose wants to renew itself all around

Brose wants to renew itself all around

Max brose is and remains the rough model of michael stoschek, today's chairman of the brose group's shareholders' meeting. When the 100th anniversary was celebrated on saturday. When the coburg brose plant celebrated its 50th birthday, there were numerous anecdotes about the company founder – for example this one: max brose, who always had an open ear for his workers, sometimes sat down next to one of his machines for two hours in order to better understand processes – and perhaps to be able to optimize these processes afterwards. Now that brose is once again facing some tough challenges, it seems that the company is more committed than ever to the original philosophy of max brose.

Staying competitive!

Today, no one from the top management level has to sit down next to a machine for hours on end. But in a figurative sense, this is also the task of the consulting firm mckinsey, which was brought in and commissioned with a three-year program in the fall of 2018. According to stoschek, the goal is clear: "it is about analyzing our economic and technological competitiveness." Irrespective of this analysis, however, he already has his own ideas about where the journey should go: "it is important to me that brose remains an attractive, agile and transparent family company even with further growth, whose management also has a heart for the employees in production"." The latter raises the question of whether brose has not always had a heart for its production workers in recent times? Michael stoschek said the following interesting sentence at another point in his speech: "since i have no longer been at the helm of the company since 2006, i have hardly any contact with our employees, and many things that have developed in our company over the past 13 years are unfamiliar to me." In 2006, stoschek handed over the chairmanship to jurgen otto; he left the company in november 2017, and was succeeded by kurt sauernheimer.

Downsizing to eastern europe

Stoschek considers both the "future brose" program and the for important as well as the ten percent global cost reduction already recommended by mckinsey. In principle, however, as he said on saturday, he would also like to see the "leadership culture" improve in the company "readjusted he said.

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Thomas gottschalk is 70

Thomas gottschalk is 70

Welcome to my birthday party": on monday night, entertainer thomas gottschalk performed live in his 70. Birthday party – together with surprise guests like gunther jauch, barbara schoneberger, katharina witt and a golden shower of confetti.

"It’s all a u50 party," said gottschalk at the beginning of the show. "We must console ourselves with the fact that this will be a nostalgic event after all."But: "there is only one possibility, not to become 70."

"By a safe margin, but certainly full on the zwolf," ZDF announced the party in corona times. But it was visibly difficult for the participants to keep their distance – especially during the toast with champagne at midnight.

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Driving instructor striegel: stay cool

driving instructor striegel: stay cool

1. "People should listen to the traffic radio", says heike striegel. It’s best to do this before you get on the highway, so you know what’s going on.

2. And then it’s a case of "drive with as much foresight as possible, especially on the freeway." Because: "if I look far ahead, I see something like that in time and can react."

3. If it should actually happen that a ghost rider comes along, the motto is: "stay cool, don’t panic – that’s what I always say to my people." And: reduce tempo.

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Ecuador and russia allegedly negotiating about snowden

Ecuador and russia allegedly negotiating about snowden

Ecuadorian authorities, where snowden applied for asylum, have been negotiating with russia over the 30-year-old’s fate, state broadcaster rossiya 24 reported on saturday. Aubenminister ricardo patino personally intervened in the speech.

The andean state had stressed that snowden must be on ecuador’s soil to be recognized as a refugee. According to experts, this could also be the embassy of the south american country in moscow. However, the U.S. Citizen, who has been in the transit area of moscow’s sheremetyevo airport since last sunday, had to cross the russian border to do so. U.S. Authorities, however, have canceled snowden’s passport. USA demands extradition from russia of the "traitor" who arrived from hong kong.

Russian aube politician alexei pushkov called the case "tragic". Snowden apparently dreamed "as an idealist" that democracy would triumph after his disclosures, the head of the foreign affairs committee in the state duma wrote on twitter. "But life and the u.S. Are tougher than a hollywood movie."

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Corona rules: what’s new? What is coming? What continues to apply?

Corona rules: what's new? What is coming? What continues to apply?

The federal government and the states regularly consult together on how to proceed in the corona crisis – also on thursday, chancellor angela merkel (CDU) and the minister-presidents of the states discussed the matter in a switching conference and made new arrangements.

Important for everything that is different from now on, what is coming and what is already valid: even if the federal government and the federal states agree on many points, there may be deviating regulations in individual federal states.

THAT’S NEW:

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Kulmbach: two young men have long fingers out of boredom

Kulmbach: two young men have long fingers out of boredom

Shortly before christmas, two young men in kulmbach caused a lot of trouble. Out of sheer boredom, they went on a "raid" in the city center and damaged several cars. Now the two, a 19-year-old from hof and an 18-year-old who has since moved to the district of pfaffenhofen, had to answer to the court.

On the night of december 20, the two accused. December the emblems of about a dozen cars were removed within a few hours. The brand did not matter to them, the procedure was always the same.

License plate sunk

The 18-year-old donated light with his smartphone, the 19-year-old levered the brand emblems out of their holders. Many vehicles were scratched in the process. However, the raid was not over yet. In the night of 23. December, the two defendants unscrewed the license plates of an audi A4 and sank them in the flood basin. They also bent the windshield wiper and scratched the entire right side of the car. The reason for this behavior, which resulted in damage of 3,000 euros, was apparently a dispute between the 18-year-old and the owner of the audi.

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Heroin addiction ended fatally

The second day of the trial against a 42-year-old man from lichtenfels, who is facing charges of illicit trafficking in narcotics before the lichtenfels district court, did not end with a verdict either. The reason: an important witness had not arrived.
According to the indictment, the 42-year-old sold heroin at prices of between 80 and 100 euros per gram to two people in a district of lichtenfels on an almost daily basis in 2011. However, it was not until a further deal was made on 18 september that he was sentenced. November 2015.

"Took a lot of effort"

At that time the accused wanted to sell heroin with a weight of 1.5 grams at a price of 150 euros. Since the trafficking was monitored by the police, officers from the coburg criminal investigation department were able to seize the narcotics.
"It took a lot for me to turn him in.", a 26-year-old shipping worker who was called as a witness explained. His brother had died of a heroin overdose at the end of 2012. The accused is said to have sold him the substance at that time. The man on the witness stand said that he was very upset by the death of his brother.
Judge ulrike barausch wanted to know how the brother had consumed the drug. He had smoked them, was the answer, mostly even in the apartment of the 42-year-old lichtenfelser. He himself had never consumed heroin, but marijuana.
His brother had spent between 50 and 100 euros per gram as a hartz IV recipient, the witness suspected. In his opinion, there was no other supplier. When questioned by the defense attorney, the 26-year-old admitted to having approached the defendant after his brother's death. "I wanted to know if he had sold dirt to my brother. In the scene circulated a corresponding rumor." But the quality was good.
The interrogation of another witness was short. The young woman reported a meeting of five people at which the accused was also present. A man known in the scene was said to be in possession of one kilo of heroin at the time, which was packaged in two 500-gram cans. At this meeting, the heroin was both sold and consumed. The 27-year-old could not say whether the 42-year-old also acted as a handler.
The main hearing will take place on 9. December at 9 o'clock continued. 

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In 20 years not only the school has changed

In 20 years not only the school has changed

Some of the graduates of 1998 have remained loyal to habfurt and the region, while others have moved far away, from hamburg to garmisch-partenkirchen. Of a total of 73 former graduates, a small circle has now met in habfurt to exchange old memories after 20 years.
The meeting started with a tour of the school center with director max bauer. He proudly reported on the construction development and the expansion of the building with new physics, chemistry and biology rooms. For the former high school graduates, it was great to be able to take a look at the modern classrooms. They were impressed by the development of the school over the past 20 years, both in terms of construction and in terms of content and design.
At the meeting in the "sheep yard the anniversary was celebrated in obertheres, where the former teachers bernd edrich and harry riegel were also present. Together they remembered deceased teachers, especially jochen hutzel, who inspired many graduates for english and geography during their school years. Stories were exchanged and photo albums rolled until late into the night.

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