DSSV: Fitness and Health Industry Partner

Political support and representation: 150,000 phone calls, 30,000 working hours, 10,000 newsletter recipients, 7,000 seminar participants and 400 print, TV, online or radio press releases – the DSSV contributes significantly to the recognition and prioritization of competence and Health institutions. In our DSSV update, we bring you a compact overview of Europe’s largest employers’ association’s tireless commitment to the fitness industry.

In the DSSV update you can find everything about the political work of the German health and fitness facility employers' association.

A new: In this overview you will always find the last News about political campaigns, associative work and cooperation of the DSSV for you briefly and concisely summarized.

Landingpage supports refugees from Ukraine

Either with Background in the fitness and health industry or as a career changer With the desire to continue training as a specialist, the DSSV has created a landing page to offer refugees from the war zone a perspective of finding a place in the German labor market.

You can read more details in our article ‘Supporting refugees’.

The fitness industry must also be considered!

Federal Minister of Finance Christian Lindner (FDP) has in one letter to the German Hotel and Restaurant Association (dehoga) for a permanent VAT reduction for gastronomy.

Since the fitness industry from the government ordered pandemic measures is at least as affected as the catering sector, the DSSV (Association of Employers of German Fitness and Health Facilities) is actively committed to ensuring that also the fitness and health industry in consideration find

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Special rule for voluntary closures no longer applies

In its bulletin, the DSSV reported on relevant changes when requesting help bridge Corona, the were approved on March 1, 2022.

The following changes are important for operators:

From March 1, 2022 voluntary closures are no longer eligible, because maintaining operations would be uneconomical due to prescribed corona access restrictions.

Material and personnel costs for the implementation of corona access restrictions until March 20, 2022 only stated be as long as the company is really from access restrictions (3G, 2G, 2G Plus) were affected.

Expert advice on industry issues.

The DSSV team presents itself with ten employees at the FIBO 2022 in Cologne; including Chairman Birgit Schwarze, CEO Refit Kamberovic and Deputy CEO Florian Kündgen. The legal team is available for all legal questions.

can spontaneously Hall 7 at stand D49 Come in or make an appointment now.

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Adjustment to the increase in the minimum wage as of October 2022

the mini job limit scheduled for October 1, 2022 increased to 520 EUR Will. According to the Federal Minister of Labor Hubertus Heil, this will also result in the next October 1, 2022. Compensated by raising the minimum wage to EUR 12.

As reported by the DSSV in its current bulletin, Mini-jobbers will work 43.33 hours a month in the future (= 520 EUR : 12 EUR), instead of 37.5 hours (at 450 EUR). furthermore, the midi work cap according to the Minister of Labor Heil EUR 1,300 raised to 1,600 euros Will.

Wessinghage, Capelan, Kündgen in conversation

Former athlete and European champion of 5,000 meters since 1982, Prof. Dr. Thomas Wessinghage and Bachelor of Business Administration and Industry Expert Ralf Capelan has been supporting the DSSV board since the beginning of 2022.

That exclusive interviewhe shared with Florian Kündgen, Deputy General Manager of DSSV, about his Future plans for the association. have given, you can read it here.

About the DSSV

The DSSV was founded in 1984 and is Europe’s largest employers’ association for the fitness industry. It is one of the main associations of the German economy. Member of the Confederation of German Employers’ Associations and through the employers’ association BusinessEurope represented at EU level.

What social partners the DSSV is always in demand, be it for regulations in social policy or in vocational training. For more than 35 years, the objective of the DSSV has been fitness industry interests in the public sphere towards political decision makers, associations and other organizations and chambers represent.

Other important goals: Strengthen the recognition of fitness and health facilities as part of the health care system and increased market penetration in Germany.

Plus: ‘Strong partner: the added value of the DSSV’

Corona rules of the federal states

Both the Corona update and the overview of the individual Corona rules of the federal states will be published. regularly updated. Here you go directly to the article ‘Corona rules in the gym’ further Corona regulations. Alternatively, you can click image above click.


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