Germany: German Union Workers “Verdi” agree to 6.3 wage increase that will take place over next 24 months

Posted on April 2, 2012 • Filed under: Europe, Travel News

In news out of Germany today, it appears that all sides involved in the ongoing saga of work stoppages and warning strikes have agreed to a new labor deal that satisfies both sides. Workers who are members of the German Union “Verdi” (Vereinte Dienstleistungsgewerkschaft) agreed to a 6.3% wage increase that will take place over the next 24 months retroactive to March 1, 2012. Originally the 2 million member strong union had demanded a 6.5% increase over the next 12 months. Read article

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