Johnson calls London Underground stoppages unnecessary

The British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, described this Tuesday as “unnecessary” the stoppages of trains in the United Kingdom and the London Underground, by causing “significant inconveniences throughout the country.” The National Union of Railway, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT, in English) called strikes for today, June 23 and 25, demanding improvements with the public […]

Tarif-Plus: What’s in it for YOUR industry | money

Fat wage plus for the steel workers: After weeks of wrangling, IG Metall has agreed with the employers on a wage premium of 6.5 percent, plus a one-off payment of 500 euros. ING chief economist Carsten Brzeski believes that this will rub off on other industries: “In the coming months we will see further deals […]

Relief package: praise for the government and criticism of Vienna

Hannes Taborsky (ÖAAB-Vienna): “The federal government under Karl Nehammer shows that you can really rely on them!” Vienna (OTS) – Vienna’s ÖAAB gave unreserved praise for the federal government’s relief package presented today under Chancellor Karl Nehammer. “With more than 28 billion euros, people in Austria will be given a helping hand by […]

Macron and Ndiaye visit “the school of the future” Thursday in Marseille

Emmanuel Macron goes to Marseille on Thursday alongside the new Minister of Education Pap Ndiaye to promote “the school of the future”, an experiment contested by the teachers’ unions who demand above all a “roadmap” for the start of the school year. The Head of State had launched this idea in September 2021 when he […]

Education unions to make joint proposals

The five most representative unions in the education sector have called for closing ranks. The UMT, UGTM, CDT, FNE and FDT plan to present joint proposals within the framework of a joint trade union memorandum aimed at implementing the January 18 agreement on sectoral social dialogue. In a press release published on Saturday, the unions […]

IG Metall rejects inflation compensation through higher wages

Energy and food prices have skyrocketed since the start of the Ukraine war and the government’s insane economic sanctions. The constant short-time work has already led to severe financial losses. Many workers are faced with the question of how they will be able to pay for fuel, rent, heating, loans and the livelihood of their […]

Many incidents marred the May Day demonstration in Paris

The first tensions took place only a few minutes after the departure of the procession, at the beginning of the afternoon. A very mobile group of demonstrators, wearing black clothes, gloves and masks, broke away from the main procession to clash with the police. They tried to put up a barricade using palisades and attacked […]