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Source: DGB – Bundesvorstand05.09.2019 tariff Ticker, collective bargaining Postbank: ver.di calls ver strikes onthe Union.di for Thursday, 5. In September, the Postbank employees in North Rhine-called Westphalia and Frankfurt/Main re-Strikes. The strikes will be expanded in the coming days nationwide. So the Union wants to increase pressure on employers in the current sluggish collective bargaining.

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Before the next round of negotiations in Königswinter on 9 and 10 September, the ver.di union will increase the pressure on the employers of DB Privat- und Firmenkundenbank AG to submit a negotiable offer. Because even in the second round of negotiations on 13 and 14 August, the employers had not submitted an offer. Therefore ver.di has called for September 5, 2019 Postbank employees, inter alia, in North Rhine-Westphalia and Frankfurt / Main to renewed warning strikes. There will also be rallies in Stuttgart and Karlsruhe. In the coming days, the strikes will be widened nationwide. The warning strikes will lead to delays in work processes, restrictions on payment transactions and branch closures in the coming days. On Wednesday there had already been warning strikes in Munich and in the metropolitan area of Munich. Ver.di demands, among other things, the increase of salaries by 7 percent, at least 200 euros, with a term of 12 months. Employees should be able to choose whether they want to receive more money or more free time. Furthermore, ver.di demands an increase in the training allowance by 100 euros. For ver.di members, six health and discharge days are also demanded. For around 12,000 employees, parts of DB Privat- und Firmenkundenbank AG, Postbank Filialvertrieb as well as BHW-Kreditservice and other subsidiaries (Betriebscenter für Banken, PB Service, PB Direkt, PB Firmenkunden AG)


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