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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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Strike-breaking with temporary workers

interview // german  // 2,29 Min // 07.03.2008  // Hits: 359

07 March 2008 - Interview with an employee of German supermarket chain real,- in Berlin. He tells that striking work mates in his store are put under pressure. The temporary workers who are hired to break the strike often come from Eastern more ...

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

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