Automotive & Mobility

Optimizing the Lent-Employee Deployment According to German Labor Law

Challenges

A high number of contracts currently awarded to external companies, predominantly engineering-service providers, by the R&D department—resulting in …

  • High proportions of project-like tasks in the form of contracts to produce specific works as well as labor leasing
  • Strong pressure to terminate these kind of employment relationships due to changed legal requirements and human resource policies—either by transferring them into a set-up fully in accordance with the current legislation or by hiring the respective people
Problem-Solving Approach

Consolidating and validating an overview on the current and planned awarding of contracts

 

Developing a plan to massively reduce the bound lent employees

 

Working out concepts and conducting follow ups on the taken measures incl. handing over the activities to the client organization

 

Supporting the various R&D departments of the client in reorganizing their work and designing concepts for lending employees that are fully in line with the current German labor law—in close collaboration with the experts of a prestigious law firm

Results

Reduction plan developed and with all relevant departments in the R&D resort aligned and backed up with transferable and legally approved concepts incl. specific premises and guidelines

 

Deadlines and responsibilities defined for the staggered roadmap to reduce the number of lent employees

 

Meanwhile the reduction of the number of lent workers executed and almost completed