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Germany’s Employers’ Associations

Here you‘ll find Germany‘s most relevant web pages on the job market, labor law, unemployment, further professional training, setting up business and much more.

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Association of German Industry

At home and abroad, this association represents the economic interests of German industry: the Association of German Industry (BDI) is the umbrella organization of the industry trade associations in Germany. Its members include trade associations - from the automotive industry to the sugar industry - for which the BDI functions as spokesman and service provider.

Confederation of German Employers‘ Associations

The Confederation of German Employers‘ Associations (Bundesvereinigung der Deutschen Arbeitgeberverbände, BDA) brings together employers‘ associations and their umbrella organizations from industry, services, the skilled trades and agriculture.

The Metal and Electrical Industry

This is where the employers of this key German industry speak up: the umbrella organization of the employers‘ associations in the metal and electrical industry, also known as “Gesamtmetall“, represents regional M+E employers‘ associations in Germany.