Germany - Demand of 6 percent pay increase for public sector workers - March 31, 2016

The head of country’s second-largest trade union Ver.di has said that the union is ready to strike for higher public sector pay. Ver.di, Germany’s second biggest trade union, representing over 2 million workers, demands a 6 percent pay increase for public sector workers. Ver.di had a combative 2015, calling strikes among post office workers, kindergarten teachers and workers at sites of U.S. online retail giant Amazon.

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