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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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Blockade of a supermarket

short-docu // german  // 6 Min // 11.06.2008  // Hits: 3.483

Berlin, 6 June 2008 - The tariff disputes in the retail sector have lasted over one year by now. Striking retail employees and those from social groups block a supermarket store from Reichelt in Berlin. Customers are invited to join in the strike more ...

Team: Bärbel Schönafinger/Samira Fansa on: visions-of-labor.org
Licence: CCL A-NC-SA 3.0
More Information: http://www.taz.de/regional/berlin/ aktuell/artikel/1/verdi-muss-draus sen-lieb-bleiben/?type=98...

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