Siemens to cut 6,900 jobs amid union resistance

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Amazon workers to strike in Italy, Germany this Black Friday 2017-11-24 [CNET]

More than 500 Amazon workers in Europe are going on strike this Black Friday 2017-11-24 [Business Insider]

'Strike Friday': Amazon hit by protests in Italy and Germany on Black Friday 2017-11-24 [Daily Telegraph]

Amazon workers set to strike on Black Friday 2017-11-24 [RTÉ]

Black Friday CHAOS: Amazon workers in Italy and Germany WALK OUT - ‘we want a bonus’ 2017-11-24 [Daily Express]

Workers at Amazon's main Italian hub, German warehouses strike on Black Friday 2017-11-24 [Reuters]

 VIDEO  Siemens workers protest thousands of job cuts 2017-11-24 [DW]

Thyssenkrupp workers increase pressure in Tata Steel JV talks 2017-11-21 [Reuters]

Siemens to cut 6,900 jobs amid union resistance 2017-11-20 [Deutsche Welle]

Siemens workers could go on strike over planned cuts 2017-11-20 [Reuters]

Nearly 2,000 Siemens employees protest against job cuts 2017-11-18 [Reuters]

Union relieved as Neo-Nazi policeman deemed unfit to serve by German court 2017-11-18 [Deutsche Welle]

Eastern Germany cleaners finally break down equal pay wall with colleagues in the West 2017-11-16 [UNI Global Union]

Can unions stop the far right? 2017-11-14 [The Atlantic]

Scrap 'outmoded' 8-hour workday, economic experts say 2017-11-13 [DW]

Can Unions Stop the Far-Right? 2017-11-10 [The Atlantic]

IndustriALL affiliates demand respect for workers’ rights in the materials industries 2017-11-08 [IndustriALL]

Cement workers launch global union network at HeidelbergCement 2017-11-02 [IndustriALL]

More investment needed in primary schools 2017-10-27 [Education International]

 VIDEO  The R2-D2 Of Mail Delivery Helps Postal Workers On Their Rounds 2017-10-27 [Co.Design]

Workers at Deutsche Bank's Postbank may strike in wage row - union 2017-10-23 [Reuters]

Haribo Gummy Bear Ingredients Made by Modern Slaves 2017-10-22 [freedomunited]

Tesla Caves to German Workers’ Salary Demands 2017-10-20 [The Detroit Bureau]

IG Metall union pushes for shorter working hours for 3.9 million workers 2017-10-16 [The Independent]

Flexible German Unions Bend the Phillips Curve 2017-10-16 [Handelsblatt]

Workers union calls for protest at Air Berlin 2017-10-16 [ANA]

San Diego museum ignores use of Jewish slave labor by honoree 2017-10-13 [SD Union-Tribune]

Workers' rights in Germany: Not everyone can go on strike 2017-10-12 [DW]

Air Berlin to ground all flights by end of October 2017-10-10 [The Local]

1,400 Air Berlin workers to lose jobs: union 2017-10-08 [The Local]

VW seeks to curb competition from Skoda - sources 2017-10-05 [RTÉ]

Union focuses on need to address inclusion of refugees 2017-10-02 [Education International]

Union for workers at US bases in Germany settles on wage hike 2017-09-30 [Stars ans Stripes]

As voters head to the polls, have mainstream politicians overlooked Germany’s working poor? 2017-09-20 [Equal Times]

70 German workers at US bases strike over pay 2017-09-20 [Stars and Stripes]

Workers at US bases strike over pay 2017-09-20 [Stars ans Stripes]

Air Berlin cancels 100 flights after pilots call in sick 2017-09-13 [The Guardian]

Air Berlin cancels 100 flights after pilots call in sick 2017-09-13 [The Guardian]

Deutsche Bank plans to automate a 'big number' of jobs because its workers are already 'behaving like robots' 2017-09-08 [Daily Mail ]

Deutsche Bank boss says they will replace 'big number' of workers with robots 2017-09-08 [Quartz]

Highest number of impoverished workers in a decade, thanks to the draconian Hartz IV unemployment law 2017-09-07 [The Nation]

 VIDEO  Immigrant Workers Accuse German Diplomat Of Providing Horrible Working Conditions 2017-08-08 [CBS]

After long fight, national agreement brings gains for fast food workers in Germany 2017-07-28 [IUF]

Workers at unsafe jobs left with nothing after strike 2017-07-21 [China Labour Bulletin ]

VW workers in China issue letter in German calling for union solidarity 2017-07-21 [China Labour Bulletin ]

unions recruit German support for wage hikes 2017-07-20 [Radio Praha]

Fight for future jobs pays off 2017-07-18 [IndustriALL]

Volkswagen workers in China call on German parent company to assume responsibility for violations 2017-07-17 [China Labour Bulletin]

Pay Inequality Law Goes into Effect, But Businesses Still Aren’t Ready 2017-07-15 [Care2]

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3-11-1918 Sailors on the German High Seas Fleet in Kiel mutiny, raising the slogan "Peace and Bread." This starts the German revolution which will overthrow the Kaiser and hasten the end of the First World War. [more]

28-11-1820 Friedrich Engels is born in Wuppertal, Germany. He will become the most famous collaborator of Karl Marx. [more]