Where trade unionists start their day on the net.

Act NOW!

Top news -

Berlin airport workers strike leaving all flights grounded 2023-01-26 [Al Mayadeen]

Delays expected as German postal workers call second strike 2023-01-26 [The Local]

Strike at Berlin airport to ground flights on Wednesday - operator 2023-01-24 [Saltwire]

Union calls for nationwide postal strikes 2023-01-22 [Deutsche Welle]

Verdi urges Amazon strikes ahead of Christmas 2022-12-19 [Deutsche Welle]

Chairwoman of 'Salidarnast' took part in the Nobel Prize awarding ceremony  ActNOW!  2022-12-13 [salidarnast.info]

Daimler Truck's World Employee Committee calls for fair transition Add to favourites Read this article in: English 5 December, 2022During a two-day meeting in Germany, union representatives from Daimler Truck operations around the world agreed to 2022-12-05 [IndustriALL]

Amazon workers in Germany stage strike on Black Friday 2022-11-26 [Yahoo]

Unions urge Amazon workers to strike on Black Friday 2022-11-25 [Deutsche Welle]

Volkswagen strikes below-inflation wage deal, continues German trend 2022-11-23 [Saltwire]

IG Metall union calls for further strikes on Monday 2022-11-13 [Saltwire]

Concerns about Berlusconi’s power over 'ProSiebenSat.1' 2022-11-11 [EFJ]

Industry workers striking 2022-10-30 [The Bulletin]

Successful trade union cooperation between German and Hungarian unions 2022-10-29 [EI]

Where are the statistics on violence against media workers? 2022-10-21 [EFJ]

How Eurowings pilot strike is affecting air travel in Germany 2022-10-18 [The Local]

Eurowings pilots to stage three-day strike 2022-10-15 [The Local]

Union calls on Amazon workers to strike during sale 2022-10-11 [Yahoo]

Draft bill does not guarantee sufficient protection for whistleblowers 2022-10-10 [EFJ]

IG BAU holds Congress, to focus on youth and environment 2022-10-01 [BWI]

Amazon workers on strike 2022-09-15 [UNI Global Union]

Why Germany Continues to Fail Its Migrant Workers 2022-09-14 [Jacobin]

Lufthansa: Second strike averted as pilots, airline near deal 2022-09-07 [Deutsche Welle]

Lufthansa rushes to avert second pilots' strike over pay 2022-09-06 [The Derrick]

Lufthansa cancels 800 flights as pilots strike over better pay 2022-09-02 [Al-Jazeerah]

Demonstration at Lidl Shop in Berlin in Solidarity with Adil 2021-07-06 [Labourent.tv]

Successful International Certificate Program will enter second year soon 2019-11-27 [Europäische Akademie der Arbeit]

Germany charges five recruitment agency workers over pilots' social security 2017-12-30 [RTÉ]

Ryanair warns of jobs cuts if action goes ahead 2018-09-11 [RTÉ]

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

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

Ryanair deal with unions delayed by insistence on use of German language 2018-04-26 [RTÉ]

Ryanair's pilots to ballot for industrial action 2018-06-21 [RTÉ]

Up to 26,000 Lufthansa employees at risk of losing jobs 2020-06-11 [RTÉ]

Ryanair signs agreement with German cabin crew 2018-11-09 [RTÉ]

Lufthansa pilots reject wage offer, could go on strike anytime 2022-08-27 [Reuters]

Amazon workers stage 1-day strike over pay 2022-08-13 [Deutsche Welle]

EFJ calls on German authorities to get to the bottom of allegations of corruption at public broadcaster RBB 2022-08-12 [EFJ]

Deutsche Post DHL Group adopts a new OECD Protocol together with the global union federations ITF and UNI and presents a joint work plan for the first time 2022-08-10 [UNI]

Deutsche Post DHL Group adopts a new OECD Protocol together with the global union federations ITF and UNI and presents a joint work plan for the first time 2022-08-10 [ITF]

Solidarity With Lufthansa Ground Workers Going on a 'Warning' Strike in Germany 2022-08-08 [UNI Global Union]

Berlin’s tech workers unite to fight for labor rights 2022-08-07 [Politico]

Lufthansa Faces More Turmoil After Pilots Back Potential Strikes 2022-07-31 [BNN]

More than 1,000 Lufthansa flights cancelled as staff go on strike 2022-07-29 [eronews]

3,000 Lufthansa workers strike; airline strands 130,000 people as it tries to resist a living wage 2022-07-28 [New York Times]

Lufthansa cancels almost all flights in Germany over planned Wednesday strike 2022-07-28 [Deutsche Welle]

Union calls 1-day strike by Lufthansa ground staff 2022-07-25 [The Post]

German Union Steps Up Fight for ‘Modern' 28-Hour Workweek 2017-12-31 [Agence France-Presse]

Hundreds of workers from Nestlé Germany protest at company headquarters in Switzerland with international support 2018-10-04 [IUF]

‘Best deal in years': 2.3 million public workers get pay rise after weeks of strikes led by German PSI affiliate Ver.di 2018-04-19 [PSI]

This month in labour history

This month in labour history

8-01-1963 The Federal Republic extends paid leave to a minimum of 24 days (30 for construction workers). [more]

13-01-1920 Over 100,000 workers demonstrated outside the Reichstag to protest the Social Democrats weakening the workers' councils. They stormed the building but then police fired into the crowd killing 42 and wounding 105. [more]

15-01-1919 Summary execution for their role in the Berlin uprising of Karl Liebknecht and Rosa Luxembourg, leading theorist of German communism. [more]

20-01-1934 The Nazis abolish collective bargaining and union elections. According to the law "the head of the company decides for the employees and workers in any matter concerning the company [...] The workers owe their loyalty to him". [more]

28-01-1918 Hundreds of thousands of workers went on general strike against war in Berlin, and across the country in the next few days 4 million took to the streets. [more]