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Financial advance as a problem
51 was surveyed by the largest and most attractive German employers. While 50 percent of respondents currently perceive increased demand for care services with their employees, only 31 percent are in favor of the new model of Federal Minister of Family Affairs, Kristina Schröder.
"In particular, the aspect of financial advance payments by the employer is currently leading to uncertainty and the resulting reluctance on the part of the employer Company", Says Anja Seng, Professorin Personnel Management at the FOM University of Economics and Management, Düsseldorf.
This is because, according to the statutory rule, employees who are employed by a relative can reduce their working time to a maximum of 50 per cent over a maximum period of two years. In this time, however, they are 75 percent of their last gross income.
More information would be better
"However, many employers have not been informed that the federal government is supporting them to increase the salary with an interest-free loan from the state-owned KfW banking group," explains Seng. If this were communicated more broadly, one could reduce current resistances.
The university professor is therefore, despite current acceptance difficulties, sure that the concept of the Federal Government - also in the context of demographic change - will prevail in the medium term: "Companies that put the compatibility of family, private life and work on their flags, also a family care model in it to implement."
First company already at implementation
The beginning has now made Roche. The health company has been the first German company to implement the family care model of the German government since the beginning of April. "The concept fits in well with our ideas of responsibility," explains Thomas Schmid, CEO of Roche Diagnostics GmbH.
Other JobStairs partner companies are already active: According to the survey, 43 percent already offer or plan their individual family care time solutions to their employees independently of the statutory new regulations.
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