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Training year 2019 starts with 34,000 vacancies in mechanical engineering VDMA members particularly committed to young talent
The German mechanical and plant engineering industry can draw a proud balance for its companies on the occasion of the vocational training report adopted by the Federal Government on Wednesday: The number of trainees in the German mechanical and plant engineering sector rose again in 2018.
The law on the immigration of skilled workers and the law on acquiescence while in education and employment were passed on 19 December 2018. VDMA will participate in the consultations.
On Thursday in Tübingen, in the presence of the Minister President of Baden-Württemberg, Winfried Kretschmann, the Young Mechanical Engineers Foundation was officially presented at an official opening ceremony attended by more than 100 invited guests from industry, politics and science.
"Digitisation must become a top topic in engineering science university teaching", emphasises Hartmut Rauen, Deputy Executive Director of the VDMA, on the occasion of the annual report published on 27 February by the Expert Commission on Research and Innovation (EFI).
VDMA-Hauptgeschäftsführer Thilo Brodtmann fordert von der Koalition ein nachhaltiges Gesamtkonzept zur Fachkräftesicherung. Ihre Vorschläge, die auf einem Treffen mit Arbeitgeber- und Arbeitnehmervertretern vorgestellt werden, hält er für unzureichend.
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During the German-African Business Summit, which took place from 11 to 13 February 2019 in the Ghanaian capital Accra, Federal Development Minister Dr. Gerd Müller presented the "German Entrepreneur Award for Development" to HAWE Hydraulic SE.
Fabian Seus
Fabian Seus
Manager VDMA Competence Center Labour Market
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Holger Wuchold
Holger Wuchold
Political Communication, Labour Market Policy
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Dr. Jörg Friedrich
Dr. Jörg Friedrich
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Andrea Veerkamp-Walz
Abteilung Betriebswirtschaft: Personalmanagement, Personalwesen, Personalpolitik
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Annette Meyerhoff
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