WOMEN postal service employees, POSTAL workers, OCCUPATIONAL hazards, POSTAL service, and INDUSTRIAL hygiene
This article discusses the premature disability of women who work for the German postal service. The author first discusses why this topic has not been dealt with by social scientists and politicians. The kind of work the women do at the postal service is typified as requiring few qualifications and is reported to cause physical strain.
NUMERIC databases, ARCHIVES -- Germany, DATABASES, POSTAL service, POSTAL service -- History, INDUSTRIAL statistics, EMIGRATION & immigration statistics, and INFORMATION storage & retrieval systems statistics
The article discusses the establishment of a German statistical database for the 19th and 20th centuries. An evaluation of Germany's official statistics from the time period in question is offered, the methodologies of previous attempts to archive German statistics are criticized, and the history of Germany's collection of official statistics pertaining to categories such as the postal service, internal immigration, and heavy industry is described. The reliability of official statistics from the eras of national socialism, communist East Germany, and the founding of the German Empire is questioned.
POSTAL service -- Unordered merchandise, LIBRARIES, PUBLIC institutions, and BOOKS
The article focuses on the role of library books received unsolicited by libraries for display and viewing purposes. Legal aspects of this practice are addressed according to German laws. Included in the discussion are the appropriate response for libraries such as accepting unsolicited goods or refusing them, as well as the consequences of these actions.
Deutsche Verkehrszeitung; 1/23/2019, Vol. 73 Issue 4, p1-1, 1/7p
PARCEL post and POSTAL service
The article reports that Christoph Wenk-Fischer, managing director of the Bundesverbands E-Commerce und Versandhandel Deutschland (BEVH), has warned that the lack of staff at the parcel post could soon endanger the mail order industry in Germany.
WAGE increases, GERMANY (East) -- Economic policy, FOOD service, POSTAL service, VETERINARY medicine, COTTAGE industries, and FOOD industry
The article discusses wage changes for East German workers as of May and August 1959. Raises at those times will amount to 275 million DM (East) for those in light industry and commerce, particularly those in the food industry, and in state jobs involving health and veterinary sciences, and the postal service. Private industry, artisans, and agricultural workers are disadvantaged.
PUBLIC officers, STATISTICS, SURVEYS, PUBLIC administration, RAILROAD employees, POSTAL service, and SAVINGS & loan associations
The article discusses a bill before the German legislature affecting personnel in public service, whose numbers were part of a census taken by the Federal Statistics Bureau. Among several statistics presented in that survey, about one-fifth of the officials were engaged in some form of economic activity, such as employees of the railroad, postal service, and savings banks.
Lebensmittel Zeitung; 3/28/2014, Issue 13, p46-46, 1p, 1 Color Photograph
ELECTRONIC commerce, WAREHOUSE management, LOGISTICS, and POSTAL service
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CONFERENCES & conventions, POSTAL workers -- Labor unions, POSTAL service, and MANAGEMENT
The article discusses the Extraordinary Congress of the German Postal Workers Union held in Kassel, Germany in 1970, which focused on the need for the postal service to reform, modernize, and automate its operations. Union president Carl Stenger called for an end to distinctions between blue and white collar postal workers. Others recommended less oversight by the Federal Interior and Finance Ministries. Former union president Georg Leber spoke out against workers' parity participation in management.
INTERNET, SHOPPING, POSTAL service, SALES, and PRODUCT returns
The article discusses the steady rise in online shopping. The author lists the advantages of shopping on the internet, such as the nearly unlimited selection, being able to shop from anywhere, and the ability to return bought items via post service. Also included is information on the sales revenues of online shopping which has gone up 10%.
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Der Chirurg; Apr2001, Vol. 72 Issue 5, p621-629, 9p
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NIGHT work, WORKING hours, SHIFT systems, LABOR unions, POLITICIANS, HAZARDOUS substances, and PSYCHOLOGICAL stress
The article presents information about socio-political aspects of labor shifts in West Germany in 1981. A description is given of strikes in the West German postal service regarding break time regulations for night laborers, and the responses of West German labor unions and politicians to the situation are noted. Health problems associated with night labor shifts are discussed, including heavy labor, exposure to toxic materials, and psychological stresses.
SOCIAL policy, SOCIAL security -- Germany (West), COAL miners, RETIREES, POSTAL workers, and RAILROAD employees
The article discusses the work of a special German commission on social policy questions. Research was reported on pensioners and social security in rural areas as laying the groundwork for for social policy reform. The findings of eighteen research projects are reported, including studies of coal miners, pensioners of the federal railway and postal service, and the situation of the elderly.