• ETS companies: basic facts and figures
  • The decline of production, privatization and the need for far-reaching manpower adjustments
  • Mass dismissals and the take-over of enterprises
  • Cushioning the job loss: The proactive intervention of labor market policy
  • ETS companies as agents between Treuhand policy employee interests and labor markte policy
  • Negiotated outplacement by direct job creation: legal aspects and financial contributions
  • The opening of ETS for persons already unemployed and the shared responsibility for ETS
  • Sources of financial flows into ETS
  • ETS and structural development