Corona presents daunting challenges to all.

Working life is particularly affected. The BDA has compiled important information for companies on how to deal with Corona, which we keep up to date.

Employers take responsibility in the crisis

Businesses have invested heavily in hygiene measures to protect their workforces and keep their economies running. We employers are taking responsibility in this crisis and making a significant contribution to public health.

More detailed information is available to our members:

20. December 2023


20. November 2020

STEM gap narrows as Corona crisis hits October 2020

STEM gap reduces due to Corona crisis in October 2020 - but in the long term there is a threat of a significant worsening of the shortage of STEM workers. The economic slump associated with the Corona crisis is also making itself felt in the STEM sector (mathematics, information technology, natural sciences, technology).
16. November 2020

Federal proposals would cripple businesses

The President of the German Employers' Association, Ingo Kramer, declares in a letter to the Federal Chancellor, the Head of the Federal Chancellery and the Heads of Government of the Federal States: "As a citizen and as the President of the German Employers' Association, I was horrified to read in the proposed resolution for the video conference of the Federal Chancellor with the Heads of Government of the Federal States that disproportionate and generally undermining measures are to be taken to reduce the infection level of COVID-19.
29. October 2020

Don’t sleep through the lockdown in resignation – develop the strategy further now

Commenting on the Corona measures adopted by the Federal Government, the President of the Employers' Association, Ingo Kramer, said: We welcome the keeping open of schools, day-care centres and trade. However, in the case of the closure of catering and accommodation businesses, we have the impression that, despite compliance with distance and hygiene measures, actionism has consequently been placed before objective justification.
27. October 2020

Preventing avoidable damage to our economy

Employers' President Kramer says of the upcoming Corona Summit of Minister Presidents with the Chancellor: We must not stop running because we are afraid of falling - prevent avoidable damage to our economy
15. October 2020

German industry makes massive contribution to civil protection

Regarding yesterday's decisions of the Conference of Minister Presidents with the Federal Chancellor, the BDA states: The health protection of employees is of central importance for all companies in Germany from the very beginning in this Corona exceptional period. By reacting quickly, showing a lot of flexibility and finding sensible solutions, employers have been able to cope very well with the Corona pandemic so far.