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Train drivers Union GDL declared a collective bargaining agreement with the railway for failed

The train drivers ' Union GDL has declared the wage negotiations with Deutsche Bahn for a failure. The company made up to Wednesday morning, no new offer, called the GDL, the Union at the venue in Eisenach. She wanted to now discuss how to proceed.

should a strike, you call in accordance with the applicable agreement only after the end of the arbitration. "This year, it is expected not to strike," said a GDL spokeswoman. GDL-boss Claus Weselsky had insured the previously in the Tagesspiegel Interview. Strikes could, however, threaten in the new year. Weselsky stressed: "The Ball is on the side of the Deutsche Bahn AG. The employer has to submit in the Hand, an improved offer, otherwise we will decide in January about further steps.“

Video 12.12.2018, 11:03 Uhr00:29 Min.GDL declared a collective bargaining agreement with the railway for failed

The competition Union electronic ballast was laid on Monday with a nationwide warning strike the traffic at a standstill, The talks with the EVG were continued on Wednesday. Track negotiator Martin Seiler announced that the company will submit to the EVG and the GDL in the course of the day, "a new, improved offer". The track aims in the parallel collective bargaining with the GDL and EVG comparable financial statements. Seiler said before the talks with the EVG in Berlin, in the two months of intense negotiations, a whole series of Sub-agreements had been made. He will assume that with the improved offer, with the train drivers ' Union GdL, the call thread is resumed.
With a four-hour walkout on Monday morning, had been awarded the toe of your claim for more money and better working conditions to the state, consolidated reprint. She had placed large parts of the rail traffic to a halt and millions of commuters hit. Both sides were then launched on Tuesday in new negotiations, which were interrupted late in the evening. The toe requires, as well as the GDL was 7.5 percent higher wages. In addition, the workers want to enforce representative for the employees, a number of improvements in leave and working hours, as well as the company pension scheme. The web has offered the electronic ballast according to yet a package of a total of almost seven percent. Part of a wage increase of 5.1 percent in two stages, and a one-time payment in the amount of 500 Euro. Instead of the second stage should be employees, as in the previous collective agreement, which will be given choice to more leisure time. In addition, it is provided that the employer increases contributions to occupational pensions by 1.1 per cent.

rail has financial problems

The railway is in negotiations with the unions in a difficult position as it struggles with declining profits and a multibillion-dollar Investment backlog. On the other hand, employees are missing and you want to adjust in the next year as well as 20,000 new. (dpa, Reuters)

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