Berlin / Bonn (APA / Reuters) – In the wage dispute with the trade union Verdi German post exacerbated boss Frank Appel sound. “The employees are bullied, it is stirred up fear, so that they can gather behind the union,” Appel said the “Welt am Sonntag”, according to a preliminary report. Those who do not participate in the strikes, would booed thoroughly.
Verdi had last increased the pressure again before the potentially decisive round in the wage dispute. Thousands of workers laid off the job again. Both sides want to continue their talks on Monday and Tuesday in Berlin in the sixth round then. The union wants to impose 5.5 percent wage increase as well as a shortening of the working week to 36 from 38.5 hours at full pay for the 140,000 public employees of the group.
Appel added that delivery companies newly founded would not reinstated: “This is far removed from reality.” 6,000 people have already been established. The competitors of the Bonn Dax Group paid significantly lower hourly wages, on the German Post had to react
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