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Again warning strikes: Work is suspended here today


In the collective bargaining dispute, the Verdi union also called for warning strikes in the public sector in numerous regions of Germany on Wednesday (March 22).

In the collective bargaining dispute, the Verdi union also called for warning strikes in the public sector in numerous regions of Germany on Wednesday (March 22).

Munich – The Verdi union is again calling for a public sector strike on Wednesday.

Almost a week before the next round of negotiations for the nationwide 2.5 million employees at the federal and local governments, the warning strikes should increase the pressure again.

Verdi is asking for 10.5 percent more income, but at least 500 euros more per month. 

Warning strikes, demonstrations and rallies had already taken place in several cities in Germany on Tuesday (March 21).

Among other things, day care centers, waste disposal and transport companies had stopped working in numerous places.

At a rally in Cologne on Tuesday, Verdi boss Frank Wernecke spoke of an "extremely high level of participation in the strike" with tens of thousands of strikers in North Rhine-Westphalia alone.

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Verdi warning strike: Germany-wide public service strikes announced

The Verdi union has also announced Germany-wide strikes in the public sector for Wednesday.

Numerous regions are affected.

Daycare centers, administration and baths are on strike, and local transport has been standing still since morning.

Numerous rallies and demonstrations are to take place throughout the day.

Verdi has called for a warning strike almost across the country.

The following cities and regions in Germany are particularly affected on Wednesday (March 22nd):


Stuttgart and the surrounding area, Heilbronn, Karlsruhe, Rhine-Neckar region, Böblingen district, Ludwigsburg, Rems-Murr district, Esslingen, Baden-Baden, Tübingen, Reutlingen Friedrichshafen, Constance


Focus on Passau and Nuremberg, Augsburg, municipalities of Großostheim and Karlstadt, districts of Main-Spessart and Kitzingen, Mainfranken, Bamberg, Bayreuth, Bad Rodach, Bad Staffelstein, Coburg, Forchheim, Lichtenfels, Kulmbach Pegnitz, Pottenstein, Eggolsheim, Buttenheim, community of Hausen, Strike break in Upper Bavaria and the Upper Palatinate


Frankfurt, Offenbach, Kassel, Marburg, Giessen, Darmstadt, Groß-Gerau, Bergstrasse, Odenwald, Darmstadt-Dieburg, Main-Taunus district, Hochtaunus district, Wetterau district, Offenbach district

Lower Saxony

Braunschweig, Göttingen, region of Hanover, Goslar, Braunschweig, Wolfsburg, Oldenburg, city and district of Lüneburg, Peine, Salzgitter, Osnabrück, Emsland, county of Bentheim


Mainz, Koblenz, Trier, Neuwied, Saarburg,

In Bremen and Rostock, on Wednesday (March 22), work losses in daycare centers, garbage disposal, clinics and public administration are to be expected.

For Schleswig-Holstein, Verdi called for a warning strike on Friday (March 24), among other things, the public sector in Flensburg and Brunsbüttel and the surrounding area should be affected.


Public sector workers are taking part in a warning strike in Munich.

Numerous municipal companies will remain closed in Bavaria on Tuesday.

The Verdi union has called on employees in the collective bargaining dispute in the public sector to go on a warning strike.

© Sven Hoppe/dpa

In Berlin, public sector employees were called on Thursday (March 23) for a day-long warning strike.

Further strikes have also been announced for Thursday in Hamburg.

Verdi warning strike: Further strikes planned in Thuringia, Saxony and Saxony-Anhalt

In Thuringia, the Verdi union called for a warning strike in Gotha on Wednesday (March 22).

On March 23rd and 24th, other Thuringian regions, including the city of Erfurt, are to follow the call for strikes by the United Services Union.

Likewise, on March 23rd and 24th, employees in the public sector in Leipzig and the surrounding area were called on to go on warning strikes.

Warning strikes are planned for March 23 in southern Saxony-Anhalt.

All municipal employees in Halle, Dessau-Roßlau in the Burgenland and Saale districts and in the districts of Anhalt-Bitterfeld, Mansfeld-Südharz and Wittenberg have been called to strike.


According to reports from insiders, further strike measures could be planned across Germany in the next few days.

List of rubrics: © Sven Hoppe/dpa

Source: merkur

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