Germany - IG Metall will intensify campaign - January 31, 2018

The IG Metall metalworkers' trade union announced that it will intensify its campaign for better pay and conditions, threatening 24-hour ‘warning strikes’ after talks with employers’ representatives fell apart. Production by the country's crucial metal and electrical engineering industries may be affected in the coming weeks by the walkouts after the latest round of negotiations ended without a deal. The main sticking point remains the demands for workers to have the option of a 28-hour week, with employers making up some compensation of the salary loss.

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