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After public transport strike in Bavaria: Further actions planned - “pinpricks” and warning signals

2020-09-30T08:02:58.033Z

On Tuesday (September 29), the Verdi union called for a public transport strike in eleven Bavarian cities. In some places, buses or trains were completely paralyzed.



On Tuesday (September 29), the Verdi union called for a public transport strike in eleven Bavarian cities.

In some places, buses or trains were completely paralyzed.

  • The Verdi union called for a public transport strike.

  • On Tuesday (September 29) there were also strikes in eleven Bavarian cities.

  • The strike continues on Wednesday, September 30th.

    This time hospitals are affected.

Update from September 30th, 9.22 a.m

.: After the warning strikes in local public transport on Tuesday, the

Verdi union

called on employees to take action in Bavarian

hospitals

on

Wednesday

.

There are said to be

warning strikes, rallies

and other actions

in around two dozen locations

.

In Munich, Verdi has called on employees to protest before the city council meeting in Gasteig, and in Nuremberg there is to be a rally in front of the Ministry of Health.

A full-day warning strike is planned

in

Bayreuth

- otherwise in most cases it will initially be

warning signals

and targeted

"pinpricks"

said Kathrin Weidenfelder from Verdi on Wednesday.

However, patient care should be ensured everywhere: Where this is necessary, emergency service agreements have been concluded with the employers, Verdi said.

There should

also be warning strikes in other municipal institutions

in

Bavaria by

Friday

.

For example, daycare centers or garbage disposal are affected.

Public transport warning strike in Bavaria: operations resumed since the evening

Update from September 29, 6:57 p.m.:

The Munich

subways

,

trams

and

buses

resumed operations on Tuesday evening

after the all-day

warning strike

by workers.

“The warning strike of the

Verdi

union

ended at

6 p.m.

,” said the

MVG

transport company in

the evening.

There should still be breakdowns on individual lines, while the others should be back to normal after 9 p.m. at the latest.

The warning strike had led to chaotic conditions on the streets and bike paths of the metropolis.

Verdi had also called on the employees of municipal transport companies and private bus companies in ten other Bavarian cities to take part in a labor dispute: in

Nuremberg

,

Augsburg

,

Regensburg

,

Landshut

,

Fürth

,

Coburg

,

Bamberg

,

Aschaffenburg

,

Würzburg

and

Schweinfurt

.

In addition, garbage collection and street cleaning failed in Würzburg.

Update from September 29, 1:33 p.m.:

Now there is an

initial conclusion on the nationwide warning strike

.

The

strike

paralyzed local public transport

in almost all of the larger

cities in Bavaria

- in many places

buses and trains

only ran sporadically.

Schoolchildren and working people had to accept longer waiting times or switch to a car, taxi or bicycle.

In

eleven Bavarian cities

, employees of

municipal transport companies and private bus companies went

on

warning strike

early in the morning

- including in 

Munich

,

Nuremberg

,

Augsburg

and

Würzburg

.

In Munich the subways failed, the trams and buses were only on the move to a limited extent.

"In Augsburg * there is almost nothing going on," said a spokesman for the public utility company.

There are only a few

buses and trams

in use.

Warning strikes in Bavaria: Are there further failures in local public transport?

The

Nuremberg-based VAG Verkehrs-Aktiengesellschaft

had

set up

a

strike schedule

: instead of

underground trains and trams

, buses ran along the night line network.

From 8 a.m. onwards there were increasing problems because the cars were jammed in the busy streets (

see update from September 29, 12.14 p.m.

).

After this Tuesday prevails in

public transport

once peace: Additional

warning strikes

would

commuters

this week no longer fear that gave

Bavarian Verdi Director Kai Winkler

on.

However, further

strikes

cannot be ruled out in the

near future

if employers continue to fail to respond to the

union's

demands

.

Public transport strike in Bavaria: massive traffic obstructions in Nuremberg - buses are not making progress

Update from September 29, 12:14 p.m.:

The warning strike in

public transport in Bavaria

continues.

In

Nuremberg

* there were

massive traffic

obstructions in the city center in the morning

.

How

nordbayern.de

announced that it came from 8am to greater

congestion

.

In

the city center,

too

, there was sometimes

no getting through

for

buses

.

From the "Plärrer" stop to Nuremberg Central Station, buses

sometimes

needed

an hour for 1.7 kilometers

due to the

traffic

situation. Normally, this

distance

can be covered

in around five minutes.

Public transport strike paralyzes cities in Bavaria: Customers with massive corona worries - "irresponsible"

Update from September 29, 10.13 a.m.:

The warning strike in public transport in Bavaria is in full swing - in the middle of the

corona pandemic

.

One person wrote on Twitter: “If possible, don't take the

bus

.

Packed.

Distance

not possible "(see update from 7.54 am).

Now another person

criticizes

the social network

: “I'm in the union and a warning strike is a

right

.

But to do this in public transport during Corona and thus ensure overcrowded railways is irresponsible and dangerous to health! "

In the social networks, however, a discussion flares up about who is to blame for the traffic chaos.

While some denounce the strike decision at Verdi, others see the employer as responsible.

I'm in the union and #Warning strike is a right.

But to do that in the #oepnv during #Corona and thus ensure overcrowded lanes is irresponsible and dangerous to health!

#Munich #MVG

- JulesWarDa (@JulesWarDa) September 29, 2020

Warning strike in public transport: Munich also affected - first effects visible

Update from September 29, 7:54 a.m

.: In many places in Bavaria, public transport has been

largely idle

since the morning or is only rolling to a limited extent.

The warning strike started as planned, said a

Verdi spokesman

.

Today there are strikes in eleven Bavarian cities, including

Munich

.

There the subways failed in the morning, trams and buses only ran sporadically.

"In

Augsburg there

is next to nothing," said a spokesman for the public utility company.

The Nuremberg VAG Verkehrs-Aktiengesellschaft has set up a strike schedule.

Instead of underground trains and trams, buses run along the night line network.

These were very full in the morning, said a spokeswoman.

The VAG normally transports 600,000 passengers a day.

“14 lines are a small

offer.

"

Public transport strike in Munich too: “If possible, don't take the bus.

Packed "

The

first effects of the warning strike can

also be seen in

Munich

.

One Twitter user wrote: “If possible, don't take the bus.

Packed.

Distance not possible.

The volume of traffic in Munich is so great that sudden emergency stops are inevitable.

Well received, or better: remote work, where possible, to minimize the risk of infection. "

If possible, don't take the #bus.

Packed.

Distance not possible.

The volume of traffic in Munich is so great that sudden emergency stops are unavoidable.



Well received, or better: remote work, where possible, to minimize the risk of infection.

pic.twitter.com/7beTRlTj6w

- Stefan Killer (@KillerSteff) September 29, 2020

There are also strikes in public service institutions.

The employees want to increase the pressure on employers in collective bargaining.

According to the union, the

daycare centers

in Augsburg, city administrations in Upper Franconia, Swabia and Upper Bavaria and, in some

cases

, city cleaning in Lower Franconia

were affected

.

Warning strike in public transport in Bavaria: "The situation is serious"

Update from September 29, 6:23 a.m.:

Today there is a strike.

In eleven Bavarian cities, the

Verdi

union has

called on employees of municipal transport companies and private bus companies to take part in industrial action.

The transport companies announced that

buses and trains

could therefore only run to a limited extent or even fail completely throughout the day.

Verdi calls for a nationwide collective bargaining agreement for around 87,000 employees in local public transport (ÖPNV).

According to Verdi, however, employers have so far rejected this.

"The situation is serious, the

warning strike is

a clear signal to employers to start negotiations," said Bavaria's Verdi division manager Kai Winkler.

Negotiations are currently underway in all 16 federal states about the respective collective agreements in local public transport.

Warning strike despite Corona: eleven Bavarian cities affected - traffic is paralyzed

According to Verdi, there are warning strikes in Munich, Nuremberg *, Augsburg, Regensburg *, Landshut, Fürth, Coburg, Bamberg, Aschaffenburg, Würzburg and Schweinfurt.

In Regensburg, bus traffic is completely paralyzed, according to the municipal utilities.

The Munich transport company assumes that the subways in the state capital cannot run at all, trams and buses only partially.

Public transport strike on Tuesday: eleven Bavarian cities affected - traffic in some places almost completely paralyzed

First report from September 28th: ​​Munich

- On

Tuesday

(September 29th) there will be

warning strikes

in

public transport

across

Bavaria

.

In eleven Bavarian cities,

public transport will

be almost completely paralyzed.

The

Verdi union

had called on employees of municipal transport companies and private bus companies to take part in a labor dispute.

Public transport strike in the Free State: Munich and Regensburg badly affected

Verdi had called for a nationwide

collective bargaining agreement

for around

87,000 employees

in

local public transport

.

So far, employers have refused to do this.

The

transport companies

announced that buses and trains could therefore only run to a limited extent or fail completely throughout the day.

According to

Verdi

,

there will be



warning strikes

in

Munich

,

Nuremberg

, Augsburg *,

Regensburg

,

Landshut

,

Fürth

,

Coburg

,

Bamberg

,

Aschaffenburg

,

Würzburg

and

Schweinfurt

.

In Regensburg, bus traffic is completely paralyzed, according to the municipal utilities.

The

Munich transport company

assumes that the

subways

in the

state capital

cannot run at all, trams and buses only partially.

Public transport strike in Bavaria: More warning strikes in the public service until Friday

Nürnberger Verkehrs-Aktiengesellschaft has

set up

a

strike schedule

: instead of underground trains and trams, buses run along the night line network.

In Würzburg buses, garbage disposal and street cleaning are canceled.

Public service



workers

in Bavaria

had already stopped working on Monday

.

Augsburg and Munich were particularly affected.

There should be

warning strikes in municipal facilities such as daycare centers, clinics or garbage disposal

in other cities in the

Free State by

Friday

.

The employees want to increase the pressure on

employers

in

collective bargaining

.

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* Merkur.de is part of the nationwide Ippen-Digital editors network

Source: merkur

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