The federal government only awards contracts to companies with a collective agreement

Labor Minister Hubertus Heil The SPD politician wants the government to set a good example. (Photo: dpa) Berlin For Federal Labor Minister Hubertus Heil (SPD), the higher minimum wage of twelve euros planned for October 1st is only a first step towards more performance-based justice. “Above all, we need more proper collective agreements,” said Heil […]

Verdi calls for a company collective agreement because of Saturday work

Commerzbank Jörg Hessenmüller is the fourth member of the Management Board to leave Commerzbank within a year. (Photo: Reuters) Frankfurt The Verdi union is demanding extensive assurances for employees when the Commerzbank is being rebuilt. “We asked Commerzbank to negotiate a company collective agreement in addition to the industry collective agreement,” Verdi union secretary Stefan […]

Verdi calls for warning strikes in retail

During the corona pandemic, many retail workers lost their income. Now they are calling for greater protection through better collective agreements. With warning strikes in the retail trade, the Verdi union wants to emphasize its demand for higher wages in many cities in Lower Saxony on Friday. “Even employees whose companies were temporarily closed due […]