Fast-food giants refuse to pay workers a living wage

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IndustriALL takes ACT to G20 2017-05-19 [IndustriALL]

Workers in Poland, Hungary and Czech Republic worse off today than in 2008 compared to German workers 2017-05-17 [ETUC]

Global Unions Call for G20 Commitment to Fair Globalisation 2017-05-17 [ITUC]

Fast-food giants refuse to pay workers a living wage 2017-05-16 [IUF]

Fast-food giants in Germany refuse to pay workers a living wage 2017-05-15 [IUF]

Tennessee UAW tells shareholders that Volkswagen must stop union busting 2017-05-11 [IndustriALL]

Tesla workers are threatening to strike 2017-05-10 [Business Insider]

Culture Clash: Tesla vs. German Unions 2017-05-07 [Handelsblatt]

The one thing Elon Musk can’t bend to his will: German trade unions 2017-05-06 [Quartz]

Massive victory for workers’ representation and rights, says union For more info 2017-05-05 [GMB]

England DHL faces 15 days of strike action in Yorkshire site closure and pay row 2017-05-04 [Unite]

Rolls-Royce car workers strike for first time in living memory over BMW ‘pension robbery’ 2017-05-04 [Unite]

NGG reaches successful agreement with Coca-Cola following warning strikes 2017-05-04 [IUF]

Tesla offers pay rises and job guarantees to defuse labor tensions 2017-04-29 [SppedLux]

RMT Northern Rail strike action 'solid as a rock' 2017-04-28 [RMT]

BMW workers in posh Park Lane showroom pension protest 2017-04-28 [Unite]

Amazon is using peer pressure to keep German warehouse workers from calling in sick 2017-04-20 [Quartz]

Documentary shows Turkish teachers' plight 2017-04-19 [Education International]

Tesla is threatened by a strike at ‘Advanced Automation’ group ahead of Model 3 production 2017-04-17 [Electrek]

African ‘guest workers’ struggle to assert their rights in Germany 2017-04-17 [Arabnews]

Worker Strike At German Tesla Subsidiary Could Delay Model 3 2017-04-16 [I4U]

These German CEOs earn the biggest salaries compared to their workers 2017-04-09 [The Local ]

BMW workers announce eight 24 hour strikes over ‘pension robbery’ 2017-04-05 [Unite]

New law forces German employers to reveal colleagues’ pay 2017-04-04 [Human Resources ]

New law allows women to find out what a male colleague gets paid 2017-04-04 [The Times]

Audi's unions demand electric model for main German plant 2017-04-03 [Reuters]

Congested, polluted and with car jobs at risk, Stuttgart reaches a crossroads 2017-04-03 [The Observer]

Unions threaten to scupper Linde-Praxair merger 2017-03-31 [Reuters]

England Mini plant protesters to take fight to Germany in pensions row 2017-03-29 [The Times]

Ground crews at Berlin airports reach pay deal to end strikes 2017-03-29 [The Local]

Berlin airport ground staff agree to three-year pay deal to end strikes 2017-03-29 [Republika]

UK BMW workers head to Munich headquarters for ‘pension robbery’ protest 2017-03-28 [Unite]

Berlin airport ground staff agree to three-year pay deal to end strikes 2017-03-28 [Reuters]

Walk out strike action in Amazon, Rheinberg, Germany 2017-03-24 [UNI]

Myths of Migration: Much of What We Think We Know Is Wrong 2017-03-21 [Spiegel]

Drunken BMW workers disrupt car production 2017-03-21 [DW]

Steel workers to get 4 percent wage hike by 2018 2017-03-19 [Reuters]

Steelworkers strike benchmark pay deal 2017-03-17 [Deutsche Welle]

Ryanair Strike-Breakers At Berlin Airports Violate Safety Standards, Unions Say 2017-03-16 [Digest]

Ryanair at war with German union after flying in staff to alleviate strikes 2017-03-16 [Digital Look]

Union says 'no strikes until Sunday' after walkouts slash hundreds of flights 2017-03-15 [The Local]

What the EU Court ruling on headscarf bans means for Germany 2017-03-15 [The Local]

Berlin Airport Union Attacks Ryanair for `Strikebreaking' Tactic 2017-03-14 [Bloomberg]

Berlin airport strikes: 660 flights cancelled 2017-03-14 [The Gulf News]

Ryanair beats Berlin airport strike by flying in its own staff 2017-03-14 [The National]

Hundreds of flights cut as Berlin airport strike extends to Wednesday 2017-03-14 [The Local]

Berlin airport strikes leads to 660 flights being canceled 2017-03-14 [Reuters]

New strike to hit Berlin airports 2017-03-13 [AFP]

Berlin Airport Workers to Strike Again Monday Over Pay 2017-03-12 [JG]

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This month in labour history

2-05-1933 Nazis occupy the headquarters, seize the funds, and imprison the leaders of two of Germany’s largest trade union federations; independent trade unions were abolished. [more]

7-05-1857 Clara Zetkin is born in the village of Wiederau, Saxony. She will go on to become a leading member of the Social Democrats and then German Communist Party, as well as organising the first ever International Women's Day. [more]