Deutscher Gewerkschaftsbund

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Overview

Since 20 September 2021 self-declared 'non-commercial organisations' are no longer required to provide a lobby budget. See above timeline for this registrant's historical lobby budget.

Lobbying Costs

None declared

Financial year: Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

9 Fte (11)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

5

High-level Commission meetings

32

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Deutscher Gewerkschaftsbund   (DGB)

    EU Transparency Register

    07595112423-87 First registered on 30 Sep 2009

    Goals / Remit

    Der Deutsche Gewerkschaftsbund (DGB) steht für eine solidarische Gesellschaft. Als Dachverband ist er die Stimme der deutschen Gewerkschaften gegenüber den politischen Entscheidungsträgern, Parteien und Verbänden in Europa, Bund, Ländern und Gemeinden. In diesem Sinne vertritt er
    die gesellschaftlichen, wirtschaftlichen, sozialen und kulturellen Interessen der Arbeitnehmerinnen und der Arbeitnehmer.

    Mit seinen 8 Mitgliedsgewerkschaften ist der DGB die Stimme von mehr als 6,4 Millionen Gewerkschaftsmitgliedern in Deutschland.

    Seit seiner Gründung 1949 ist der DGB dem Prinzip der Einheitsgewerkschaft verpflichtet. Er ist - wie seine Mitgliedsgewerkschaften - pluralistisch und unabhängig, aber keineswegs politisch neutral. Er bezieht Position im Interesse der Arbeitnehmerinnen und Arbeitnehmer.

    Das EU-Verbindungsbüro vertritt seit 1997 die Interessen des DGB und seiner Mitgliedsgewerkschaften gegenüber den Europäischen Institutionen. Es verfolgt und begleitet aktiv die eu (...)

    Main EU files targeted

    Europäische Handesabkommen, Revision 883/2004, MFR, Struktur- und Sozialfonds, Mindestlohn, Mindesteinkommen, Europäischer Green Deal, Revision Stabilitäts- und Wachstumspakt, Aktionsplan zu Umsetzung der Europäischen Säule von sozialen Rechten, Konferenz zur Zukunft der EU, AI, Insutriepolitische Strategie, Vertiefung des Binnenmarktes, Plattformökonomie, Lohntransparenzrichtlinie, Recht auf Nichterreichbarkeit, Arbeitslosenrückversicherung

    Address

    Head Office
    Henriette-Herz-Platz 2
    Berlin 10178
    GERMANY
    EU Office
    Avenue de Tervueren 15
    Brussels 1040
    BELGIUM

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    11

    Employment timeLobbyists
    100%7
    75%1
    50%2
    25%1

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    9

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    5 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 26 Nov 2022

    Name Start date End Date
    Ms Silke BREHM 14 Oct 2022 13 Oct 2023
    Mr Andreas BRIEGER 14 Oct 2022 13 Oct 2023
    Ms Luisa FAHRENKROG 21 Sep 2022 31 Dec 2022
    Ms Jana Katinka LORENZEN 21 Apr 2022 31 Aug 2022
    Ms Paula Marlene SCHMEDDING 13 Jan 2022 30 Jun 2022
    Mr Andreas BRIEGER 29 Oct 2021 28 Oct 2022
    Ms Silke BREHM 14 Oct 2021 13 Oct 2022
    Mr Andreas BRIEGER 10 Oct 2020 31 Oct 2021
    Mr Stefan Gran 19 Aug 2020 31 Aug 2021
    Ms Steffi GRIMM 05 Mar 2020 31 Oct 2020
    Mr Phillip JOCHMANN 25 Feb 2020 31 Jul 2020
    Ms Stine BARTRAM 15 Jan 2020 29 Feb 2020
    Ms Meri ASRYAN 10 Jan 2020 08 Apr 2020
    Mr Baderkhan KHOJA 07 Aug 2019 06 Nov 2019
    Mr Andreas BRIEGER 21 Jun 2019 30 Jun 2020
    Mr Stefan Gran 03 May 2019 30 Apr 2020
    Ms Silke BREHM 26 Mar 2019 25 Mar 2020
    Mr Konrad ROSE 17 Jan 2019 16 Feb 2019
    Ms Franziska Regina ZIRKER 10 Jan 2019 09 Apr 2019
    Ms Dunya BALLOUT 03 Oct 2018 31 Jan 2019
    Ms Fiona GRAU 17 Apr 2018 16 Apr 2019
    Mr Gordon FOLGER 16 Mar 2018 14 Jul 2018
    Mr Manuel SÉNÉCAL 30 Jan 2018 30 Apr 2018
    Ms Maria REGIER 15 Jan 2018 11 Feb 2018
    Mr Marius RAUSCHENBACH 31 Aug 2017 30 Nov 2017
    Ms Maxi LEUCHTERS 25 Apr 2017 19 Jul 2017
    Mr Stefan Gran 31 Mar 2017 30 Mar 2018
    Ms Livia HENTSCHEL 31 Mar 2017 30 Mar 2018
    Mr Dominik PIETRON 25 Jan 2017 23 Apr 2017
    Mr Moritz WITZIGMANN 30 Jun 2016 22 Sep 2016
    Mr Moritz WITZIGMANN 05 Apr 2016 04 Jul 2016
    Mr Xaver KETTERL 16 Jan 2016 30 Apr 2016
    Ms Ina KULIC 24 Sep 2015 22 Dec 2015
    Ms Kerstin WARNEKE 04 Sep 2015 31 Aug 2016
    Ms Livia HENTSCHEL 21 Aug 2015 19 Aug 2016
    Mr Stefan Gran 19 Aug 2015 31 Aug 2016
    Ms Kerstin WARNEKE 03 Sep 2014 28 Aug 2015
    Mr Maik Lehmann 27 Jan 2015 23 May 2015
    Mrs Kerstin WARNEKE 03 Sep 2014 28 Aug 2015
    Mrs Lena-Marie Jäkel 11 Feb 2014 10 May 2014
    Mrs Lena-Marie Jäkel 20 Dec 2013 18 Mar 2014
    Mrs Kerstin WARNEKE 18 Sep 2013 16 Sep 2014
    Mr Gerrit Krause 03 Sep 2013 30 Nov 2013
    Ms Hanna Petri 29 Jan 2013 25 Apr 2013
    Mr Ole Borgard 04 Dec 2012 31 Mar 2013
    Mr Stefan Gran 21 Nov 2012 03 Sep 2013
    Ms Sina Frank 21 Nov 2012 03 Sep 2013
    Mr Stefan Gran 28 Sep 2012 26 Sep 2012
    Mrs Kerstin WARNEKE 18 Sep 2012 03 Sep 2013
    Ms Ina Hinzer 18 Sep 2012 03 Sep 2013
    Mr Ole Borgard 29 Aug 2012 31 Dec 2012
    Mr Ole Borgard 28 Jul 2012 30 Sep 2012
    Ms Stefanie Hacker 05 May 2012 31 Jul 2012
    Mrs Kerstin WARNEKE 22 Nov 2011 31 Oct 2012

    Complementary Information

    Das EU-Verbindungsbüro ist mit 2 Vollstellen und einer 75% Stelle besetzt. Unterstützend für die Lobbyarbeit vor Ort in Brüssel arbeiten weitere 5 Referentinnen und eine Assistentin zu 25% vom Bundesvorstand des DGB in Berlin direkt an europabezogenen Themen.

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories

    Category

    Trade unions and professional associations

  • Networking

    Affiliation

    Der DGB ist Mitglied im Europäischen Gewerkschaftsbund (EGB) und im Internationalen Gewerkschaftsbund (IGB). Er vertritt die deutschen Gewerkschaften in internationalen Organisationen wie beispielsweise der Internationalen Arbeitsorganisation (ILO)

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Does not represent commercial interests

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    Since 20 September 2021 self-declared 'non-commercial organisations' are no longer required to provide a lobby budget. See above timeline for this registrant's historical lobby budget.

    Total organisational budget in closed year

    450,000€

    Major funding types in closed year

    Member's contribution

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    Advisory Committee on Vocational Training#X01803#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=1803 #Member #C#Employees/workers#Comité consultatif pour la sécurité et la santé sur le lieu de travail#X01211#KÖNIG Sonja #https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=1211 #Member #B#Other#Intérêt des représentants des travailleurs#Community Strategy & AC Action Programme#Advisory Committee on free movement of workers#X01784#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=1784 #Member #C#Employees/workers#Expert group on European Quality assurance in Vocational Education and Training (EQAVET)#E02415#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=2415 #Member #C#Employees/workers

    Groups (European Parliament)

    Trade Union Intergroup

    Other activities

    Der DGB ist in Brüssel in allen Bereichen aktiv, die für Arbeitnehmerinnen und Arbeitnehmer von Interesse sind. Dazu zählen insbesondere: Alle Fragen rund um die Entsendung von Beschäftigten und Saisonarbeit, Arbeitnehmerrechte, Dienstleistungsfreiheit, Finanzmarktregulierung, Niederlassungsfreiheit, Privatisierung- und Liberalisierung, Arbeitnehmerfreizügigkeit, EBR, Gesellschaftsrecht, Kontrolle und ggf. Sanktionierung von grenzüberschreitenden Firmen, Arbeits- und Gesundheitsschutz, Systeme der betrieblichen oder überbetrieblichen Altersversorgung, GATS, WTO, Materialsicherheit, Agrarprobleme, Menschenrechte, Labelling guter Produkte, Öffentliche Auftragsvergabe, Erweiterungen.

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    32 meetings found. Download meetings

    The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't publish information about such meetings. All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

    • Date 22 Jun 2022 Location Brussels
      Subject The role of trade unions in the transitions to a climate-friendly and digital economy, Minimum Wages, the working conditions in platform work.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Nicolas Schmit
      Portfolio Jobs and Social Rights
      Commission
      • Anouk Faber (Cabinet member)
      • Nicolas Schmit (Commissioner)
      • Christoph Nerlich (Cabinet member)
    • Date 11 Feb 2022 Location Videoceonference
      Subject Preparation of an event organised by the DGB
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Nicolas Schmit
      Portfolio Jobs and Social Rights
      Commission
      • Anouk Faber (Cabinet member)
      • Christoph Nerlich (Cabinet member)
    • Date 12 Oct 2021 Location Brussels
      Subject Exchange on ongoing files in social policy.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Nicolas Schmit
      Portfolio Jobs and Social Rights
      Commission
      • Nicolas Schmit (Commissioner)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 08 Mar 2021 Location Videoconference
      Subject Meeting on minimum wages.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Nicolas Schmit
      Portfolio Jobs and Social Rights
      Commission
      • Anouk Faber (Cabinet member)
      • Ana Carla Pereira (Cabinet member)
      • Nicolas Schmit (Commissioner)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 04 Dec 2020 Location Brussels - videoconference
      Subject Economic governance
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Commission
      • Frans Timmermans (Executive Vice-President)
    • Date 01 Dec 2020 Location Videoconference
      Subject Exchange of views on minimum wages and the Recovery and Resilience Facility.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Nicolas Schmit
      Portfolio Jobs and Social Rights
      Commission
      • Nicolas Schmit (Commissioner)
      • Anouk Faber (Cabinet member)
      • Ana Carla Pereira (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 12 Nov 2020 Location online
      Subject Social dialogue
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Nicolas Schmit
      Portfolio Jobs and Social Rights
      Commission
      • Andrea Nahles (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 11 Nov 2020 Location online
      Subject Social dialogue
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Nicolas Schmit
      Portfolio Jobs and Social Rights
      Commission
      • Andrea Nahles (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 12 Oct 2020 Location Brussels - video conference
      Subject The Green Deal and the increased climate ambition for 2030
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Commission
      • Frans Timmermans (Executive Vice-President)
    • Date 15 Jul 2020 Location Brussels
      Subject Meeting on seasonal workers.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Nicolas Schmit
      Portfolio Jobs and Social Rights
      Commission
      • Anouk Faber (Cabinet member)
    • Date 21 Apr 2020 Location Videoconference
      Subject Videoconference with the Chairman of DGB
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Ursula von der Leyen
      Portfolio President
      Commission
      • Ursula von der Leyen (President)
    • Date 22 Jan 2020 Location Brussels
      Subject minimum wage,Roadmap
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Nicolas Schmit
      Portfolio Jobs and Social Rights
      Commission
      • Christoph Nerlich (Cabinet member)
      • Anouk Faber (Cabinet member)
    • Date 17 Jan 2020 Location Berlin
      Subject Social Policies
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Nicolas Schmit
      Portfolio Jobs and Social Rights
      Commission
      • Nicolas Schmit (Commissioner)
      • Christoph Nerlich (Cabinet member)
      • Anouk Faber (Cabinet member)
    • Date 04 Dec 2019 Location Brussels
      Subject Competition policy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager
      Portfolio Europe Fit for Digital Age
      Commission
      • Margrethe Vestager (Executive Vice-President)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 04 Nov 2019 Location Brussels
      Subject Commissions political priorities for the coming years in the policy fields which lies in the competence of DG EMPL, such as the European Minimum wage and Minimum Income or the regulation of the platform economy
      Commission
      • Joost Korte (Director-General)
    • Date 20 Mar 2019 Location Bruxelles
      Subject Exchange of views on the achievements of the current Commission and possible tasks for the next Commission in the social field.
      Commission
      • Joost Korte (Director-General)
    • Date 19 Mar 2019 Location Berlin, Germany
      Subject The European Semester and findings of the German country report, Investment priorities for Germany, Labour market developments, Strengthening of Europe’s Economic and Monetary Union, Policies to foster inclusive growth and social dialogue.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Portfolio Euro and Social Dialogue, also in charge of Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
      Commission
      • Kai Wynands (Cabinet member)
      • Valdis Dombrovskis (Vice-President)
      • Zaneta Vegnere (Cabinet member)
    • Date 08 Feb 2018 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Meeting with Reiner Hoffmann, President of the Confederation of the German Trade Unions and Mr Peter Scherrer, Deputy General Secretary of the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) on the EU Company Law package, political situation in Germany and EU new initiatives
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Jean-Claude Juncker
      Portfolio President
      Commission
      • Martin Selmayr (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 28 Nov 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Future of Europe
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Günther Oettinger
      Portfolio Budget &amp; Human Resources
      Commission
      • Günther Oettinger (Commissioner)
    • Date 24 May 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Minimum wage and Mobility package
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Violeta Bulc
      Portfolio Transport
      Commission
      • Jocelyn Fajardo (Cabinet member)
    • Date 24 May 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Posting of Workers in Germany
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Marianne Thyssen
      Portfolio Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility
      Commission
      • Piet van Nuffel (Cabinet member)
    • Date 05 Apr 2017 Location Berlin
      Subject European Semester; Social Pillar; Labour Mobility
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Portfolio Euro and Social Dialogue, also in charge of Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
      Commission
      • Jan Ceyssens (Cabinet member)
      • Valdis Dombrovskis (Vice-President)
    • Date 07 Feb 2017 Location Steigenberger Hotel Berlin
      Subject Panel discussion: What Keeps Europe Together? Requirements for a Social Europe
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Marianne Thyssen
      Portfolio Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility
      Commission
      • Ruth Paserman (Cabinet member)
    • Date 25 Jan 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject EU Employment and Social Rights
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Marianne Thyssen
      Portfolio Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility
      Commission
      • Stefaan Hermans (Cabinet member)
    • Date 10 Nov 2016 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Meeting with Mr Reiner Hoffmann on EU social pillar
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Jean-Claude Juncker
      Portfolio President
      Commission
      • Jean-Claude Juncker (President)
    • Date 11 Jan 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Digital economy
      Commission
      • Günther Oettinger (Commissioner)
    • Date 01 Dec 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Anti-dumping solar panels
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Cecilia Malmström
      Portfolio Trade
      Commission
      • Miguel Ceballos Baron (Cabinet member)
    • Date 11 Sep 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Energy Union Strategy with a forward-looking climate policy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič
      Portfolio Energy Union
      Commission
      • Christian Linder (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 16 Jun 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Fair mobility network
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Marianne Thyssen
      Portfolio Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility
      Commission
      • Inge Bernaerts (Cabinet member)
    • Date 28 Jan 2015 Location European Commission, Brussels
      Subject Strengthening the Social Dialogue at the European and national level; European Economic Governance
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Portfolio Euro and Social Dialogue, also in charge of Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
      Commission
      • Valdis Dombrovskis (Vice-President)
      • Raquel Lucas (Cabinet member)
    • Date 28 Jan 2015 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Social and employment priorities of the new European Commission
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Marianne Thyssen
      Portfolio Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility
      Commission
      • Marianne Thyssen (Commissioner)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 27 Jan 2015 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject General prospects for social dialogue in Europe
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Marianne Thyssen
      Portfolio Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility
      Commission
      • Stefaan Hermans (Cabinet member)
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