Germany - Public sector workers on strike in demand of 6% wage increase - February 28, 2019

While representatives of employers and trade union Verdi were engaged in the third round of negotiations, thousands of public sector employees went on strike. Verdi and the civil servants' association DBB are demanding a salary increase of 6% for state employees, with a minimum of at least 200 euros more per month. This warning strike was preceded and will probably be followed by several other strikes. Negotiations will proceed in March 2019.

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