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TOPIC Strike of the retail employees

Since the beginning of 2007 the German retail sector has not reached collective agreement on tariffs. The retail employees in Berlin go on strike, although this often leads to repression against them at their workplace. They want to prevent their bonuses for late or night work from getting abolished. They also demand 6,5 % higher pay.

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Demo of striking retail employees

short-docu // german  // 7,11 Min // 07.12.2007  // Hits: 1.974

7.12.2007, Berlin - striking shop workers demonstrate to Berlin City Hall. Many of their workmates are too scared to strike, some because they only have temporary contracts, others because they don't want to get noticed by their employer. more ...

Team: Samira Fansa, Bärbel Schönafinger on: visions-of-labor.org
Licence: CCL A-NC-SA 3.0

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