Romanian workers reveal dire conditions at slaughterhouses

Today's labour news

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]

Amazon warehouse workers in Germany will strike Monday because of coronavirus infections 2020-07-01 [The Verge]

New Declaration says civic education is key to strengthening democracy 2020-07-01 [Education International]

Union calls for Amazon workers to strike amid wage dispute 2020-06-29 [Deutsche Welle]

Amazon workers in Germany to go on strike over coronavirus infections 2020-06-29 [Reuters]

 VIDEO  Labour exploitation in Germany's meat processing plants 2020-06-28 [DW]

Former abattoir worker 'heard colleagues crying at night' 2020-06-27 [Deutsche Welle]

NGG says voluntarism has failed, demands strict regulation and enforcement to tackle abusive conditions behind coronavirus outbreaks in meat processing 2020-06-26 [IUF]

Coronavirus exposes meat workers' plight 2020-06-24 [Deutsche Welle]

Open letter ahead of Germany’s Presidency of the Council of the European Union 2020-06-19 [EFJ]

Fight for your rights! 2020-06-16 [IndustriALL]

VW to start sending workers back to Mexico plant Tuesday 2020-06-15 [Automotive News]

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

FMC Korea Union secures first collective bargaining agreement with German multinational Fresenius 2020-06-10 [UNI Global Union]

COVID-19 outbreak among migrant workers at slaughterhouse 2020-05-26 [Business and Human Rights Resource Centre]

Cabin crew union demands Lufthansa bailout safeguards jobs 2020-05-22 [The National Post]

Victory for press freedom in Germany: Global mass surveillance ruled unconstitutional 2020-05-21 [EFJ]

German-speaking education unions raise concerns over digital deficit exposed by COVID-19 2020-05-18 [Education International]

Outbreak at German slaughterhouse reveals migrants' plight 2020-05-13 [WACH]

Under lockdown, Germany’s PEGIDA goes to YouTube 2020-05-07 [Opendemocracy]

EFJ condemns physical attack on ZDF camera crew after filming demonstration in Berlin 2020-05-06 [EFJ]

In Germany, the radical right is hit hard by the virus 2020-05-01 [Opendemocracy]

GPs strip to protest against lack of protective equipment in coronavirus fight 2020-04-28 [The New Daily]

Unions fight to protect trainees 2020-04-15 [BWI]

International solidarity secures wages at Staedtler amid lockdown 2020-04-10 [BWI]

Borrello on the impact of COVID-19 in Germany 2020-03-31 [PFA]

Union calls for gender perspective to be included in digital education 2020-03-15 [EI]

IG BAU starts national negotiations 2020-02-29 [BWI]

BWI – IG Metall Meeting on IFAs 2020-02-11 [BWI]

Thyssenkrupp workers will fight for jobs, sites in elevator deal 2020-02-05 [Canada.com]

Fresenius avoids taxes just like Amazon and Google 2020-01-23 [UNI]

CICTAR Report Reveals Tax Trickery of German Health-multinational Fresenius 2020-01-23 [PSI]

Eurowings cancels over 150 flights amid strikes 2019-12-31 [TRT World]

Bitter Lufthansa-union row goes beyond worker demands 2019-12-30 [Deutsche Welle]

Lufthansa Union Calls for Three-Day Strike at Germanwings 2019-12-28 [Bloomberg]

Union promises new Lufthansa strike ‘in the coming days’ 2019-12-27 [The Media HQ]

Union threatens fresh Lufthansa strikes after holidays 2019-12-23 [Deutsche Welle]

Union calls more pre-Christmas Amazon strikes 2019-12-18 [NASDAQ]

German union calls for pre-Christmas Amazon strike 2019-12-16 [Reuters]

Union calls for pre-Christmas Amazon strike 2019-12-16 [IT News]

“We know enough to take action” 2019-12-16 [IndustriALL]

Fire brigade president steps down amid far-right row 2019-12-16 [Deutsche Welle]

Steps forward with DHL 2019-12-09 [UNI Global Union]

Workers demand job guarantees and clear strategy from thyssenkrupp 2019-12-04 [IndustriALL]

2,200 German Amazon workers go on strike at the start of Black Friday as part of long-running battle for better pay and conditions 2019-12-01 [Daily Mail]

Paris protests, striking Amazon workers in Germany mark Black Friday in Europe 2019-11-30 [MarketWatch]

Amazon workers stage strike on Black Friday 2019-11-30 [AP]

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