Germany -Court backs up opting out, strike declared unlawful -June 20, 2012

In a German court case the judges have ruled that employers are permitted to leave all of a sudden the collective bargaining scheme that they have adhered to. The company had announced during the 2009 negotiations an opt-out of the bargaining scheme; a warning strike organised by Ver.di has now been found unlawful. Unions have already announced that they will continue the fight against the opting out.

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