'Youth and Workers Uniting Behind This Crisis': German Labor Union Urges 2 Million Members to Join Global Climate Strike

Today's labour news

YouTubers Union has big demands. Google won't negotiate: Google will meet with the unions in Berlin, but YouTube said it isn't going to 'negotiate their demands' 2019-08-23 [CNET]

The YouTubers Union is demanding change. That's nothing new for Google 2019-08-20 [CNET]

Lawyer’s attempts to influence reporting are increasing 2019-08-13 [EFJ]

Sale of BT Fleet Ltd to Aurelius For more info 2019-08-08 [CWU]

Thousands of YouTubers want to unionize, and they’ve got the support of Europe’s largest trade union 2019-08-07 [CNBC]

'Youth and Workers Uniting Behind This Crisis': German Labor Union Urges 2 Million Members to Join Global Climate Strike 2019-08-07 [Common Dreams]

Lessons of the last century: Friedrich Ebert and the ILO 2019-08-01 [Equal Times]

Can YouTubers really unionize? 2019-07-31 [Vox]

German trade union IG Metall is using its power to get YouTubers to unionize 2019-07-27 [Reclaim The Net]

WDR-journalist receives death threat after criticizing right-wing party AfD 2019-07-24 [EFJ]

Amazon workers strike as platform prepares for big Prime Day sale 2019-07-16 [Euronews]

 VIDEO  Amazon workers in United States, Germany go on strike on Prime Day 2019-07-16 [Global]

Amazon workers in Germany strike ahead of major sale 2019-07-16 [Deutsche Welle]

Amazon workers in Germany strike over pay, Verdi union says 2019-07-15 [Canada.com]

Pay rise for bank workers following successful collective bargaining 2019-07-11 [UNI Global Union]

NGG mobilizing against employer push for longer, 'flexible' hours in the hospitality sector 2019-07-09 [IUF]

Unions want 'siesta' break during heat waves 2019-07-07 [Deutsche Welle]

Big media failing to credit photojournalists’ work, union campaign says 2019-07-05 [IFJ]

DJV campaign “Photographers do have names”: big German newspapers fail to quote 2019-07-01 [EFJ]

BASF unions strengthen global unity 2019-06-27 [IndustriALL]

Draft legislation endangers newsroom privacy 2019-06-18 [EFJ]

For the first time ever “Warning Strike” in the pencil industry 2019-06-13 [BWI]

Tennessee Volkswagen Declares War against Works Council and German Union 2019-06-13 [Labour Notes]

For the first time ever 'Warning Strike' in the pencil industry 2019-06-07 [BWI]

Seafarers condemn working conditions on board Blumenthal ships 2019-05-20 [ITF]

IndustriALL, PSI and UNI to build Fresenius worker network 2019-05-17 [IndustriALL]

Youth Wing of 2nd Largest German Trade Union Rejects BDS, Anti-Zionist Group 2019-05-15 [Algemeiner]

Labour union youth organization rejects BDS 2019-05-14 [Jerusalem Post]

Thyssenkrupp Secures Union Backing on Overhaul, Reuters Reports 2019-05-12 [Bloomberg]

Global support for German Amazon workers’ strike action 2019-05-09 [UNI Global Union]

May Day protests draw tens of thousands to the streets 2019-05-02 [Deutsche Welle]

Amazon workers strike at four German warehouses 2019-04-16 [IT News]

ITF kicks off targeted operation against Blumenthal 2019-04-16 [ITF]

Tchibo and IndustriALL continue to build industrial relations in the supply chain 2019-04-15 [IndustriALL]

What you need to know about Berlin's full day public transport strike 2019-04-01 [The Local]

RMT calls for Arriva Rail UK assets to be taken into public ownership 2019-03-28 [RMT]

Australia halts German ship after crew reports mistreatment and food shortages 2019-03-28 [Deutsche Welle]

Union reaches deal with budget airline Ryanair 2019-03-28 [Canada.com]

TSSA Ballots DB Cargo After Industrial Relations Breakdown 2019-03-27 [TSSA]

International Maritime Union Interests Declare War on German Flag of Convenience Ship Owners 2019-03-27 [Handy Shipping Guide]

German bulk carrier detained after crew complain of no food, bullying and denial of shore leave 2019-03-27 [ITF]

Trade Secrets: Changes in favour of journalists’ sources and whistleblowers in Germany 2019-03-19 [EFJ]

TSSA in Dispute Over Union Busting Transfer 2019-03-16 [TSSA]

ILO and Germany pen agreement to bolster decent work for Syrian refugees and host communities 2019-03-15 [ILO]

How Thursday's bus strike in Berlin will affect you 2019-03-14 [The Local]

Working for our future through social justice and decent work: Germany celebrates 100 years of the ILO 2019-03-13 [ILO]

A collective agreement with an 8 % salary increase for public workers 2019-03-07 [Education International]

A collective agreement with an 8 % salary increase for public workers 2019-03-05 [Education International]

1 million teachers, nurses and other state employees secure key pay raise 2019-03-04 [Deutsche Welle]

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This month in labour history

11-08-1923 Berlin factory councils proclaim a general strike and call for national action during the German workers' uprising of 1923 [more]