Collective bargaining dispute: Ver.di is calling for a youth campaign day today | – news

Status: 11/10/2021 6:35 a.m.

In the wage dispute in the public service, further actions are planned today. The ver.di union has called for a youth campaign day. The GEW is also planning warning strikes.

The Education and Science Union today called for relevant regional actions by employed teachers. According to the GEW, school employees in Braunschweig, Göttingen, Hameln, Hanover, Oldenburg, Osnabrück and Wolfsburg will take part. There are around 100,000 employees at schools in Lower Saxony. 24,000 of them are employees of collective bargaining agreements, i.e. not civil servants, and are therefore allowed to take part in the strike.

Youth strike day in Hanover

According to managing director Sebastian Wertmüller, Ver.di is also planning a youth strike day in the state capital. “But it could also be that there will be another strike action in Braunschweig,” said Wertmüller. According to ver.di, young people in the public service of the federal states want to draw attention to their demands and expectations with the nationwide youth campaign day. Among other things, trainees from university hospitals should take part, it said.

Unions are demanding five percent more wages

In the current wage dispute, the union only called on state workers to go on warning strikes on Tuesday. In the conflict, Verdi and the official association dbb are demanding five percent more salary for the nationwide more than one million state employees, but at least 150 euros per month, in the health sector even 300 euros more. Apprentices, students and interns should receive 100 euros more per month. The collective bargaining association of German states (TdL) rejected the demands as unrealistic.

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Among other things, the road maintenance department, the Technical University and the state theater were affected. The unions are demanding five percent more wages. more

State employees stand in front of the Braunschweig State Theater during a warning strike.  © dpa-Bildfunk Photo: Julian Stratenschulte

Around 70 state employees stopped their work on Tuesday. Among other things, the road maintenance department was affected. more

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NDR 1 Lower Saxony | Current | 11/10/2021 | 8:00 a.m.

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