German Telekom's progress in care

Top Quote The German telecom company is proceeding with the implementation of Family Care Time passed by the Bundestag Act. As one of the first companies in Germany, the company offers its employees from January next year to the provisions of the law for home care of a close relative. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) January 02, 2012 - The family care time provides that employees of home care their working hours over a maximum period of two years can reduce up to 15 hours per week - without changing the content is lowered completely to the new working hours. The employee works full again, the monthly salary by the increase granted earlier post is adapted.

    For Thomas Sattelberger, Chief Human Resources Officer of Deutsche Telekom, is the family care time is another tool for working hours of individual and more flexible: "Balancing family and career is with us not just lip service, it is an expression of good corporate culture - not only with parental leave, but now in care. " The company also offers special rates for part-time trainees and managers.

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    About the German Telekom
    The German Telekom has more than 128 million mobile customers, around 35 million fixed-network and almost 17 million broadband lines, one of the leading integrated telecommunications companies worldwide (as of 30 September 2011). The Company offers products and services for the fixed line, mobile, Internet and IPTV for consumers, and ICT solutions for corporate and business customers. The German Telekom is represented in 50 countries and employs approximately 238 000 employees. In fiscal 2010 the Group achieved a turnover of 62.4 billion euros, was more than half of it outside Germany (as of 31 December 2010).

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