Germany

Benefits and Programs

Various benefits in the country are covered through legislation and social security. Therefore, only benefits outside of those statutory requirements are listed. The benefit offering represents those that are available to most employees; however, eligibility may differ depending on location and employee type. Benefit offering may vary for employees of Solar, FPD and Progress Rail. 

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Canteen Subsidy All locations with a canteen offer subsidized/discounted meals to employees. Facility SharePoint/webpage
Capital Allowance (AVWL) The company provides a capital allowance, administered via Allianz. Rules may vary by location. Local HR
Corporate Benefits Employees can receive discounts on various products and services through the corporate benefits program.  cat.mitarbeiterangebote.de
Death Benefit In case of employee death, an employee's family/dependents are supported financially with up to two months' pay.  Local HR
Employee Assistance Program A voluntary and completely confidential service provided to employees and their eligible family members to help meet many challenges at home and work. TotalHealth.cat.com > EAP
Employee Resource Groups Open to all Caterpillar employees and typically created around an aspect of common identity and/or underrepresented group. inclusion.cat.com > ERGs
First Aid Training Employees can receive first-aid training, provided through the company, to become a certified first-aider. Facility communications
Flexible Working Employees at most locations have flexibility regarding their work start and end times and/or the ability to work remotely (e.g., from home). Rules may vary by location and job type.  Local HR
Medical Support In various facilities, onsite doctors and/or nurses are present to support with medical emergencies and necessary exams, which are carried out in line with working regulations.   Local HR
Paid Leave - Defined Events Employees receive additional days of paid leave in specified cases (e.g., wedding, bereavement). Local HR
Pension Plan A defined contribution pension plan is offered to employees. Provided by Allianz Pensionskasse. Local HR
Vaccinations Employees can receive free vaccinations onsite. Vaccination offerings may vary. Facility communications