Germany -Industrial action help win agreement at care home company -December 21, 2011

The ver.di services union has negotiated a new agreement at the Alpenland care home company in Berlin, which will mean minimum increases of 2.5% from 1 January and a lump sum payment of €235. Care assistants and nurses will get higher increases of 5.9% and 8.3%. The negotiations over a new agreement have been going on for over two years and led to a long dispute in 2011 involving protest and strike action (See also this Collective Bargaining Newsletter Year 4 July-August and September 2011).


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