The tasks of the KIT Staff Council are outlined in the Act on Representation of Staff of State Institutions. They include the control of the implementation of collective agreements and service agreements as well as the support of the integration of employees in need of protection and the securing of jobs. The Staff Council consists of a total of 37 members: 35 representatives of the employees and two representatives of civil servants.
Representatives for Disabled Employees
The representatives for disabled employees promote the integration of severely disabled persons at KIT, represent their interests, and provide advice and help. Moreover, they support the disabled employees in filing applications for disability approval to the authority in charge (the District Office - "Landratsamt" - in Baden-Wuerttemberg or else the Pension Office - "Versorgungsamt") and for approval of equal opportunities to the Employment Agency.
Youth and Trainee Representation
The Youth and Trainee Representation is the point of contact between the Staff Council and trainees. It represents the interests of young employees under the age of 18 and trainees in the company.