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Collective bargaining at T-Systems: Ver.di presses with warning strikes

 

Collective bargaining at T-Systems: Ver.di presses with warning strikes

Cologne / Berlin (dpa) – With warning strikes, the union ver.di in the ongoing collective bargaining for the approximately 30 000 employees of the Telekom subsidiary T-Systems pressure. According to ver.di data, about 80 T-Systems employees in Cologne stopped work for three hours on Tuesday. This was the prelude to a “nationwide wave of work stoppages” at various locations in the coming days. In total, around 2000 employees were called to do so.
 
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For the fourth round of negotiations, the collective bargaining parties will meet in Bonn on 1 and 2 July. Ver.di calls for a salary increase of 6.5% retroactively to 1 April. Deutsche Telekom recently proposed performance-related one-off payments depending on the development of earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA). This offer rejected the union as a “provocation”.