Several criminal complaints against Tönnies received by the office of the public Prosecutor of Bielefeld. You are determined now – initially against persons Unknown. The allegations are, among other things, bodily injury, and violations of the infection protection act.
After the Corona onset in the Tönnies plant in Rheda-Wiedenbrück, the public Prosecutor’s office Bielefeld determined now because of the initial suspicion of negligent bodily injury, and violation of the protection against infection act. According to the chief Prosecutor Martin Temmen five criminal lie before the view, the occasion for the discovery process. The procedure is aimed first of all against Unknown.
Among others, the Parliamentary Manager of the Greens in the Bundestag, Britta Haßelmann, filed a criminal report against the meat factory. Haßelmann the news Agency epd, the leave large outbreak in Tönnies said, “only by a massive Non-compliance with labour protection standards, working conditions, and irresponsible living, accommodation and transportation situation” to explain. Haßelmann in Bielefeld and in the neighbouring district of Gütersloh their constituency.
Federal government promises quick Action
The Federal government wants to the massive outbreak of Covid-19 in Germany’s biggest Battle and in the district of Gütersloh as quickly as possible under control, and also with the working conditions in the meat industry are concerned.
“The Minister is aware of the urgency,” said a spokesperson of the Federal Minister of labour, Hubertus Heil, the planned prohibition of contracts for work in the industry in an interview with tagesschau.de. “We are working on a draft law, which should be available in the summer.” It is being examined whether the date of let prefer. “But we also know what is attached to it.”
Because the bill must be the court. He also includes other points, such as, for example, the electronic time and attendance. The Cabinet had decided at the end of may, first of all vertices.
In the ARD healing said, the industry needs to take responsibility “for decent and humane working conditions”. In the Tönnies factory in Rheda-Wiedenbrück is experience of what is going on, “if workers from Central and Eastern Europe, at us is not fair deal”.
Series of tests, even without symptoms
In addition, the Federal government penetrates to the quick containment of the “regional infectious action” in the context of the Tönnies plant in Rheda-Wiedenbrück. It is now, as quickly as possible, the chains of Infection to interrupt, said a spokesman of the Ministry of health in Berlin. Therefore, it is true that in the district of Gütersloh in large-scale series of tests arranged had been.
A new regulation allows for more Tests, even without symptoms on a cash cost. The Robert Koch-Institute, got in touch with the local health Department. So far, 730 people have been tested positive.
Were evaluated according to the information of Thursday so far 1106 results of the authorities is arranged a series of tests. In the Tönnies factory must be tested in the next few days around 5,300 employees.
“A very severe outbreak,”
The Deputy government spokesperson Ulrike Demmer said it was a “very serious outbreak,” which is now out of control. This re Corona-the case does not show that the pandemic was not yet over. Compliance with the spacing and hygiene rules is important, especially in companies, where people in a confined space to work together and be housed.
Osnabrück is located about 70 kilometers from Rheda-Wiedenbrück away, ordered, in the meantime, for all in the city of the living employees of the company for 14 days quarantine. As the city is told, it is not excluded that in the case of Tönnies Infected more Employees have been infected. The quarantine applies both for directly in the case of Tönnies Workers as well as employees of subcontractors.