education and profession
After attending elementary school , Steppuhn completed an apprenticeship as a reinforced concrete worker from 1977 to 1980 and then did military service from 1981 to 1982 . He then worked for a construction company in Minden in his learned profession until 1987 and then trained as an organizational secretary at the DGB .
In 1989 he became youth secretary for the DGB regional district of Lower Saxony / Bremen and in 1990 organizational secretary for the DGB district of Minden-Lübbecke . In 1990 he switched to the national executive committee of IG Bau-Steine-Erden in Berlin as a specialist . From 1991 to 2001 Steppuhn was state chairman of IG BAU in Saxony-Anhalt .
From 2001 to 2013 he was a full-time member of the executive board of IG BAU.
In 1980 Steppuhn joined the SPD. From 1999 to 2017 he was state chairman of the SPD working group for employee issues (AfA) in Saxony-Anhalt and from 2000 to 2011 he was chairman of the AfA federal committee.
Steppuhn is a member of the parliamentary left .
Andreas Steppuhn failed in the 2009 federal election on September 27, 2009 in the Harz constituency (constituency 69) in the fight for the direct mandate with 20.3% of the first votes. Since he was only secured through position 6 on the state list of the SPD, he left the Bundestag.
After the state elections in Saxony-Anhalt in 2016, Andreas Steppuhn took over the position of SPD parliamentary group leader from the previous state and parliamentary group leader Katrin Budde on March 14, 2016 . In April 2016 he handed over the position to Katja Pähle . He is currently deputy chairman of the parliamentary group and spokesman for labor market policy, pension policy, integration and against right-wing extremism.
- Personal website
- Short biography. State Parliament of Saxony-Anhalt.
- Biography at the German Bundestag
- Jan Schumann: Voting at the SPD. Andreas Steppuhn new parliamentary group leader , Naumburger Tagblatt from March 15, 2016, accessed on March 16, 2016
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||German politician (SPD), MdL, MdB|
|DATE OF BIRTH||May 2, 1962|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Muenster|