- In the dispute over the future of Kaiser’s Tengelmann is it, after months of dispute to an agreement. The announced Economics Minister Gabriel.
- According to Gabriel, the approximately 16 000 jobs in the Tengelmann are backed up-staff for the next seven years.
- Details of the deal but are still open. They are to be resolved by the end of next week.
for Months, shaking the staff, for months, the heads of the competing supermarket were fighting chains. Now there is a solution for Kaiser’s Tengelmann. Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel (SPD) and the Verdi boss Frank Bsirske announced the breakthrough at a joint press conference. According to Gabriel, the approximately 16 000 jobs in the ailing supermarket chain are now for a period of at least seven years. On demand, the Minister stressed that the negotiations despite the many twists and turns had now been resolved. “I’m going to assume that there can be any stumbling block for the enforcement of the arbitration agreement,” Gabriel said.
Edeka has been fighting for months to be able to stores of Tengelmann, to purchase. The competitor Rewe blocked the Acquisition but prior to the court. Now there is Gabriel, a solution with which all three group leaders could live with. She was, however, a secret. In Share is not clear yet final. Next weekend is intended to clarify Gabriel, according to an auditor how much money Rewe Edeka. According to the Minister, this “balancing of interests” but only a “technical process”.
Dacian nothing more to Rewe, according to the words of the Minister until 11. November drag the lawsuit against the so-called Ministerial permission. With her Gabriel had allowed to Edeka to buy Tengelmann stores. It includes pads, namely, job guarantees, which has proclaimed Gabriel. Only if Rewe pulls back to actually the action that can grab the Deal.
What does this mean for the employees specifically, Gabriel. Berlin branches of Kaiser’s Tengelmann to go to Rewe, shops in Bavaria, reports, in part, to Edeka, several news agencies and rely on with the negotiations, a group of familiar people. How the distribution looks like, exactly, remains unclear. Open, therefore, is what is Westphalia from the branches in North Rhine-Westphalia. They are considered to be very attractive.
Previously, had Edeka CEO Markus Mosa and Rewe chief Alain Caparros in three rounds of Mediation under the leadership of former Chancellor Gerhard Schröder (SPD), a division of the individual branches in a fight places. Tengelmann, the owner of Karl-Erivan Haub wanted to sell his company from the beginning strictly at Edeka. The Federal cartel office prohibited the Deal. Economy Minister Gabriel has intervened with the Minister’s permission. However, the higher regional court of Dusseldorf stopped the Minister’s permission, after a complaint, the Edeka competitors, Rewe, Norma and Striking. Haub has recently lost patience and began, individual stores offer for sale.