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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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Last strike days before Christmas

short-docu // german  // 5,16 Min // 15.12.2007  // Hits: 733

Berlin, 14th and 15th of december 2007 - The strikers walk to the department store Alexa at Alexanderplatz. For most of them it's the end of the second week of the strike. The REWE corporation has presented an offer, while Metro rejects all more ...

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

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