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Trade unions warn of public-sector staff shortages

Today's labour news

Trade unions warn of public-sector staff shortages 2023-08-14 [Deutsche Welle]

Mediators put forward a proposal to end a lengthy German railway pay dispute 2023-07-27 [AP]

South America Young trade union leaders strengthen union action through international exchange 2023-07-26 [IndustriALL]

Belarus 'Salidarnast' organized a summer school for trade union activists from Belarus 2023-07-18 []

Germany: strike ends at Vestas 2023-07-17 [IndustriALL]

Germany Amazon Workers in Germany and UK Plan Strikes Ahead of Prime Day 2023-07-11 [UNI Global Union]

Amazon workers in Leipzig start 48-hour strike for higher wages 2023-06-26 [Reuters]

Journalists’ organisations criticise Axel Springer’s plans to cut 200 jobs 2023-06-26 [EFJ]

German tabloid, Bild, to replace 200 workers with AI 2023-06-25 [Israel Natl News]

Unions criticise possible Deutsche Bank job cuts 2023-06-24 [Saltwire]

EVG rail union plans strikes after wage talks collapse 2023-06-23 [Reuters]

Global Content moderator in Germany put on leave after testifying over work conditions 2023-06-23 [Reuters]

Global ver.di and UNI launch union guide to assessing human rights risks under new German due diligence law 2023-06-22 [UNI Global Union]

Belarus German trade union IG Metall conducted a campaign in support of trade union activists in Belarus  ActNOW!  2023-06-12 []

Another DB offer on the table for German railway workers 2023-05-26 [Rail Freight]

German confectionery workers to strike in June as pay talks break down 2023-05-17 [Just Food]

East German workers strike, claiming they are paid less than counterparts in the west 2023-05-17 [Yahoo]

Christiane Benner To Head Germany's Biggest Union 2023-05-16 [Barron's]

Railway union calls off planned 50-hour strike 2023-05-14 [Saltwire]

Country braces for 50-hour train strike after employers refuse union demands 2023-05-13 [ABC]

Rail workers union announce 50-hour strike 2023-05-12 [The Morning Star]

IFJ statement on the resignation of one of its German affiliates 2023-05-11 [IFJ]

Regional transport strikes to cease as workers secure 300-euro pay rise 2023-05-09 [IAMEXPAT]

Top union to enter Thyssenkrupp defence sales talks 2023-05-05 [Reuters]

Rail union threatens week-long strike after failed talks 2023-04-28 [The Local]

Public Sector Unions Win Significant Pay Rise 2023-04-26 [PSI]

At Mondelēz, decent pay rise achieved following warning strikes 2023-04-26 [IUF]

Airport strikes lead to cancellations in Berlin, Hamburg 2023-04-26 [Wings]

Airport strikes hit Berlin, Hamburg 2023-04-24 [Deutsche Welle]

Railway, airline workers strike 2023-04-23 [PTV]

Government, unions reach pay deal for public workers 2023-04-23 [The Financial Post]

Belarus An action in support of Belarusian trade unions took place in the center of Berlin  ActNOW!  2023-04-20 []

Germany Using due diligence to build union power in Asia Pacific 2023-04-04 [IndustriALL]

Two of the country's largest unions teamed up to demand change 2023-03-29 [Foreign Policy]

Nearly 5,000 workers gathered in Berlin to demand a pay rise 2023-03-27 [Turkiye]

Transport 'Mega-strike' Hits Germany 2023-03-27 [Barron's]

Strike over pay is matter of survival, union boss tells Bild 2023-03-27 [Saltwire]

Airlines Cancel All Flights to Munich Scheduled for Sunday & Monday Due to Strike Actions 2023-03-26 [Schengen Visa]

Trade Union Confederation Concerned That Easing Labour Migration Rules Could Lead to Lower Wages 2023-03-24 [Schengen Visa]

'Biggest strike so far': Disruption expected in Munich amid new action 2023-03-21 [The Local]

DGB boss Fahimi on the current wage round, inflation and bankruptcies 2023-03-19 [Globe]

New German airports strike to cause travel chaos on Friday 2023-03-16 [The Local]

Unionized public transport workers striking in Bielefeld March 14-15 2023-03-14 [Crisis 24]

Healthcare workers across Germany begin two-day strike 2023-03-14 [The Local]

Why are there so many strikes in Germany right now? 2023-03-14 [The Local]

Ver.di obtain fair remuneration for SKY series creators 2023-03-09 [UNI Global Union]

From “private affairs” to a statutory Queer Committee in the union 2023-03-02 [Education International]

NGG members stage warning strikes at AB InBev 2023-03-01 [IUF]

Strikes at German regional airports ground majority of flights 2023-02-27 [Yahoo]

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