Second Chairman and Specialist Chairman Public Servants Policies, dbb beamtenbund und tarifunion, Berlin, Germany
Born on August 17, 1957 in Bassum, since November 2017 Second dbb Chairman and Board Chairman for civil servants policy of the dbb beamtenbund und tarifunion, from 2001 to 2017 Chairman of the NBB Niedersächsischer Beamtenbund and Tarifunion.
Schäfer comes from the Deutsche Steuergewerkschaft (DSTG – German Tax Trade Union), which organizes civil servants and employees in the financial administration. As umbrella organization of 40 affiliated unions the dbb represents the interests of civil servants and employees in the public sector and in the privatized sectors. Current membership: 1.3 million.