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Labour mar­ket

Safeguarding jobs and reducing unemployment are core responsibilities of the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs (BMAS).

Labour law

The BMAS protects employee rights through laws and regulations concerning, for instance, minimum wages and legislation on the posting of workers.

Oc­cu­pa­tion­al safe­ty and health

Occupational safety and health measures and accident prevention are essential in today's working world.

Ini­tial and con­tin­u­ing train­ing

For Germany, well-trained and highly-motivated workers constitute an important competitive advantage in the international arena.

So­cial se­cu­ri­ty

Social security and social action are hallmarks of our social state.


Demographic developments in Germany are raising enormous challenges for the country's pension system.

Par­tic­i­pa­tion of per­sons with dis­abil­i­ties

People with disabilities want to be mobile and able to master their day-to-day lives without outside help.

So­cial Eu­rope and In­ter­na­tion­al Af­fairs

At European level, the BMAS is involved in shaping a socially-responsible European Union.