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Unions call for government clarity and laud work of education staff in remote education [Education International] 2021-01-15

Trade unions support extension of lockdown [Education International] 2021-01-08

Informal workers deserve better [Deutsche Welle] 2020-12-20

New Law Ends Subcontracting in German Meat Sector [IUF] 2020-12-17

Early childhood education staffing under enormous stress [Education International] 2020-12-14

Amazon workers at German warehouse to strike again [Yahoo] 2020-11-30

Amazon workers in Germany to go on strike on 'Black Friday' [Reuters] 2020-11-27

 VIDEO  Black Friday: Amazon workers in Germany go on strike [Euronews] 2020-11-27

Public authorities must align health measures in education institutions to infection rates [Education International] 2020-10-23

Amazon workers strike on Prime Day in war against working conditions and pay [Mirror] 2020-10-15

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Today's labour news


Unions call for government clarity and laud work of education staff in remote education 2021-01-15 [Education International]

Expert report recommends class action lawsuits for copyright infringements of freelancers 2021-01-15 [EFJ]

Scuffles in Berlin as left remembers murdered communist icons 2021-01-13 [Deutsche Welle]

Inside Germany’s abattoirs: the human cost of cheap meat 2021-01-11 [Financial Times]

Trade unions support extension of lockdown 2021-01-08 [Education International]

Informal workers deserve better 2020-12-20 [Deutsche Welle]

We Mourn Christian Krähling, a leader in the fight to Make Amazon Pay in Germany and everywhere 2020-12-19 [UNI]

New Law Ends Subcontracting in German Meat Sector 2020-12-17 [IUF]

Early childhood education staffing under enormous stress 2020-12-14 [Education International]

Hitachi-ABB power grids workers strike for future of the plant 2020-12-03 [IndustriALL]

Amazon workers at German warehouse to strike again 2020-11-30 [Yahoo]

Amazon workers in Germany to go on strike on 'Black Friday' 2020-11-27 [Reuters]

 VIDEO  Black Friday: Amazon workers in Germany go on strike 2020-11-27 [Euronews]

Amazon workers in Germany to go on strike on 'Black Friday' 2020-11-27 [Reddit]

IG BAU calls for climate protection and decent work in the cement industry 2020-11-16 [BWI]

Tchibo and IndustriALL commit to support suppliers 2020-11-12 [IndustriALL]

Police and protesters target journalists and media workers at Leipzig protest 2020-11-11 [IFJ]

Police and protesters target journalists and media workers in Leipzig protest 2020-11-11 [EFJ]

Unions urge government to support small media and freelancers in funding scheme for media 2020-11-02 [EFJ]

Public authorities must align health measures in education institutions to infection rates 2020-10-23 [Education International]

Education unions critical of KMK’s backward steps and patchwork approach 2020-10-17 [EI]

Right-wing Populism in Germany: the Alternative Für Deutschland (AfD) 2020-10-16 [Our Times]

Amazon workers strike on Prime Day in war against working conditions and pay 2020-10-15 [Mirror]

Amazon workers strike on Prime Day, as concerns over anti-union tactics grow 2020-10-14 [UNI]

BASF unions maintain unity against Covid-19 challenges 2020-10-13 [IndustriALL]

Education stakeholders demand swift implementation of enhanced safety measures in schools 2020-10-08 [Education International]

YouTubers of the world, unite! – what happens when a grassroots, international creators’ movement and a traditional trade union join forces? 2020-10-08 [Equal Times]

YouTubers of the world, unite! – what happens when a grassroots, international creators’ movement and a traditional trade union join forces? 2020-10-05 [Equal Times]

German unions stand up to Continental 2020-09-30 [IndustriALL]

Nationwide transit strike hits commuters 2020-09-29 [Deutsche Welle]

Public transport strikes across Germany cause major disruption 2020-09-29 [The Local]

Public-sector workers walk out to press pay demands 2020-09-22 [AP]

Call to standardise hygiene guidelines in schools 2020-09-13 [EI]

Daycare workers rally against Humanist Association's attacks on collective bargaining 2020-09-07 [The Morning Star]

Volkswagen's labour chief rules out four-day week to save jobs 2020-09-06 [Reuters]

Georgia's industrial workers in solidarity with colleagues in Belarus 2020-08-27 [Agenda]

Unions demand 4.8% wage hike for public sector workers 2020-08-26 [Reuters]

IG Metall backs four-day week to save jobs 2020-08-16 [Auto.com]

VW neglected Covid-19 health and safety protocols, says union 2020-08-15 [IndustriALL]

Coronavirus in Germany: How a Romanian sex worker is affected by prostitution ban 2020-08-08 [Deutsche Welle]

Germany's exploited foreign workers amid coronavirus 2020-08-05 [Deutsche Welle]

Already experiencing second wave, says doctors' union 2020-08-04 [The Telegraph]

A Slaughterhouse for Workers: It’s Not Romanians Spreading The Virus, It’s Capitalism 2020-07-20 [InDepth News]

Bulgarian care worker takes German nursing industry to court 2020-07-19 [Deutsche Welle]

Germany’s sex workers demand to go back to work as coronavirus ban continues 2020-07-14 [CNBC]

Hamburg's prostitutes demand right to work amid coronavirus 2020-07-13 [Deutsche Welle]

Airbus workers stage rare protest over job cuts 2020-07-09 [Reuters]

Romanian workers reveal dire conditions at slaughterhouses 2020-07-05 [Deutsche Welle]

Hyundai’s union busting in Germany 2020-07-03 [IndustriALL]

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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]

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]