73rd session of the 20th German Bundestag, item 27 on the agenda: At 11.30 p.m., the compatibility of family and career is to be discussed. The program includes the “second and third consultation of the draft law submitted by the Federal Government for the further implementation of the directive of the European Parliament and the Council of June 20, 2019 on the compatibility of work and private life for parents and caring relatives”.

Many members of parliament fail to understand that shortly before midnight, of all things, family policy is to be made. “This time ensures that those affected cannot participate,” said MP Katrin Staffler, who has been the mother of a son since January 2022, of the “Süddeutsche Zeitung”.

Accordingly, the CSU politicians did not manage to take part in the meeting, although it was politically concerned with family policy. Anton Hofreiter from the Greens, father of a son since 2021, spoke of a “certain satirical quality”.

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