5.5 percent wage increase for employees in the metal and electrical industry requires the IG Metall and has declared strikes. In several states, employees have been on strike – rallies are to follow
In several states employees in the metal and electrical industry in the night is Thursday. entered into a pre-emptive strike. They were responding to a call to the trade union IG Metall, which wants to put some pressure in collective bargaining.
IG Metall demands 5.5 percent pay
According to the union representative in North Rhine-Westphalia placed there by the end of the peace obligation at just after midnight more than 3,000 employees in 15 firms, the work down. At the sites were therefore several rallies.
In the states of Hesse and Rhineland-Palatinate more than 1,500 workers went on strike in eleven companies, such as IG Metall announced. The wage negotiations in the metal and electrical industry concerns 3.8 million employees in Germany. The IG Metall demands 5.5 percent more money, a new collective education part-time and better rules for partial retirement.
flight cancellations in Dusseldorf and Cologne / Bonn
Because of the one-day strike of security personnel Airports Dusseldorf and Cologne / Bonn occurs on Thursday in Berlin-Tegel flight cancellations. About 30 arrivals and departures were canceled, according to the airport information desk. Berlin-Schönefeld is not affected. The airlines had their passengers on Wednesday urged to inquire sure to follow the current status of their flight. Called for a strike has Verdi. The union is demanding wage increases from 1.50 € and 2.50 € per hour