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Strike at Berlin airports : For 20 euros hourly wage

The wording is identical: Both the airport company Berlin - Brandenburg as well as Verdi to be expected on early Monday morning, "strong deterioration" in Tegel and Schönefeld. The Union has called on its members in the security companies from 5 PM until 8.45 PM for a strike. How many of the staff - and unwinder Freight will participate in it, is open; according to uncertain forecasts about how many of the approximately 80 flights to be cancelled. In the case of the special Lufthansa four flights between Tegel and Frankfurt as well as Tegel and Munich are not affected, informed the Lufthansa. The passengers could use the Ticket on the train. Anyone who has booked a flight, please inquire prior to arrival to Tegel or Schönefeld with the Airline, advised that the airport society travellers.

23. January will be re-negotiated

The warning strike is the first Protest of the trade Union in collective negotiations with the Association of the aviation security company (BDLS). Four rounds of talks were without approach remained, for the 23. January's agreed to a fifth date. Until then, Verdi wants to do with strikes pressure, the kick-off is today in Berlin.
the subject of the negotiations is the conditions of work of nationwide, approximately 23 000 employees in the security companies, the airports, including about 3000 in Berlin. The Union is demanding an increase in the hourly wage "in the area of passenger, cargo, personnel and goods control at the 20 Euro". So far, a work force that handles in Tegel or Schönefeld passengers gets a wage of 17,12 euros per hour. In the cargo area is less paid to East German airports.

for the First time Federal the working conditions are more Collective

at All different, because there are many companies and different pay systems. For the purpose of aligning the Federal-wide collective bargaining takes place for the first time, negotiations, making it difficult for the solution to the conflict. Verdi argues that a uniform payment for the activities in all the comparable control areas, the security would be increased at the airports. Furthermore, to achieve "more Pay equity and flexibility in the personnel area".
The airport companies have been privatized in recent years, the security services, as well as other ground services. In Berlin, Securitas has approximately 2400 employees in the personnel and Luggage inspection is by far the largest company; another staff comes in Tegel and Schönefeld of the company FraSec, All Service security service as well as ICTS.

employers offer two percent

According to Verdi, the employers have offered in the last round of Negotiations, a salary increase of two percent and an adjustment of income in the East within the next five years. Both is far away from the ideas of the trade Union, including a Bonus for Union members, as well as the General liability of the new collective agreement for all companies in the industry.
passengers whose flight is cancelled, get your money back. Or you can fly later. This can, however, take. In the case of multi-hour delays, passengers are entitled to care and support services, to drinks and dishes and possibly an Overnight stay. A claim to compensation arises only if the failure of the flight or the delay is not "extraordinary" circumstance. Airlines stages of labour struggle with a failures as extraordinary, and therefore reject the compensation payments.

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