On the Berlin and Brandenburg troubled times to come. On Monday, the Verdi public services Union of Berlin, the country calls servants, or Employees of the Senate and district administrations, from 12 to 15 hours a three - hour warning strike. And in Brandenburg on Tuesday in Frankfurt (Oder), on Wednesday in Cottbus in Brandenburg (Havel) buses and trains of public transport during a Strike each from 3.30 until 9 o'clock still. To do this, Verdi called on in the past week.
the occasion are three running, but apparently stalled collective bargaining negotiations for the public service of the länder, on the other, for the employees of public transport companies in Brandenburg and in Berlin. Can't some of the Verdi and the Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe (BVG), the threat of capital is equal in case of Strikes – presumably at the latest from March.
Motto: "I'm worth it"
The Union hopes in Berlin on Monday on a high level of participation. How many country staff, however, participate in the warning strike and the strike rally in front of the headquarters of the Berlin Finance Senator Matthias Kollatz (SPD) at the monastery of the road, is uncertain. In any case, the Berlin must, but in many Offices, in public libraries, a service, or to the universities, with the restrictions expected.
Because of the winter holidays, the strike readiness of the staff teacher is expected to fall, however, is of little weight, But kindergarten parents may get again a supervision issue. Many of the approximately 14,000 Berliner Kita-educators have already participated last Tuesday in a half-day warning strike to the Federal-wide bargaining for the public sector to exert pressure.
Finance Senator Matthias suspect is currently Chairman and thus chief negotiator for the collective bargaining Union of the German States (TdL). Therefore, the focus of the Strikes is particularly on Berlin. The TdL represents the employers ' side, they have been negotiating since 21. January with the trade unions Verdi and the education and science (GEW). Next Wednesday and Thursday, the talks in Potsdam, Germany to be continued. The trade unions are demanding improvements in Income "in the total volume of six percent," but at least 200 euros more per month for each employee for a period of twelve months. Motto: "I'm worth it." This is often on the stickers of the strikers.
Verdi called on countries "to pay quickly competitive fees". In Berlin, thousands of the country were servants in the coming years in retirement. It is not succeeded to fill their Places quickly with specialists, because the private sector usually pay more.
talks will be on Thursday
Senator Kollatz, however, are little bit of a race with the private sector continued. The could not win the country. But you should not look only at the income but also the quality of employment into account. And because the Public service could points compared to private firms "very well," says his spokesperson, Eva Henkel. Be safe in the long term, is "to flexible, family friendly working hours, and equal pay for women and men".
The plays in the wage negotiations between Verdi and the Municipal employers ' Association for the employees of local Public transport (ÖPNV) in Brandenburg, but at the time, apparently, no role, at least as long as the Brandenburg Bus and tram drivers compared to the nationwide still have the lowest income. Therefore the Union calls to Strike. The escalated conversations had at 18. January started, you will continue on Thursday. There is no agreement, wants to tighten the Union the strikes.More about
collective bargaining in the case of the BVG, the Verdi threatens to Strike when Bus and trainSigrid Florian ganzert
in Berlin, the first trial was operated round between the transport and Verdi, a week ago, seems to be difficult, especially since the LPP compared to the same stands if bad. Your wages rank in the table in second last place. In Berlin, both sides can play but still on time. Further talks are scheduled for the end of February and March.