Bartsch criticized and pensions for Ex-railway Board members
Monthly, of € 20,000 for Pension – Left politician Dietmar Bartsch sees in the case of the former railway-managers “self-service mentality at the expense of the taxpayer”. Also of the railway trade Union critique.
The Left in the Bundestag and the railway Union EVG criticize the amount of the pension payments to former members of the management Board of Deutsche Bahn and Top managers of the state company.
Currently, former members of the management Board of Deutsche Bahn received on average a monthly Pension of about 20.046 Euro, as a response to the Federal government on a request from the Left party leader Dietmar Bartsch results. Accordingly, a total of 42 former Board of management were awarded in 2019, members of the state-owned company pensions. Previously, the “Süddeutsche Zeitung had reported” about it.
The train itself quantifies the remuneration of former members of the management Board and their surviving dependents in your current “Integrated report” for 2019, a total of 10,103 million euros per year. Remained open, however, on how many Ex-members of the Board distributed this sum. Transport state Secretary, Enak Ferlemann, in the government’s response is now 42 recipients. The pension provisions for former Executive Board members and their surviving dependants amount to currently the railway according to a report on a total of 176,771 million euros per year (2018: 171,091 million).
According to Bartsch, the the pensions of former management Board members in the state-owned companies, on average, higher than salaries of Federal Ministers. “A self-service mentality at the expense of the taxpayer has made in the web guide wide. This has to do with power justice nothing to it,” Bartsch said of the “süddeutsche Zeitung”.
The chief of the railway Union EVG, Klaus-Dieter Hommel, said sheet, electronic ballast call for a long time a Review of the performance-related pay systems: “This also applies to the supply agreements and the whole of the remuneration systems of executives.” For the next meeting of the group Supervisory Council of the Bahn AG, the toe will make concrete demands. Also, managers would have to make in the crisis, a contribution.