“Really a loss” – unions, social organizations and Die Linke criticize “pension increase” — RT DE

15 Apr 2022 2:50 p.m At first glance, the pension increase of 5.3 percent in western Germany and 6.1 percent in eastern Germany from July 1 seems quite decent. However, under the impact of the currently rampant inflation, the purchasing power of senior citizens is being weakened instead of being strengthened. Trade unions, social organizations […]

Teachers’ unions fear mask conflicts in schools — RT DE

3 Apr 2022 10:39 p.m Most corona restrictions fell in almost all federal states on Sunday. The mask requirement only applies in public transport and medical and nursing facilities. Teachers’ associations and unions fear conflicts in schools over the “voluntary” wearing of mouth and nose protection. Teachers’ associations fear conflicts in schools after masks are […]

‘Irreparable damage looms’ – Unions reject energy embargo on Russia — RT EN

30 mar 2022 11:00 am The chairman of the IG Mining, Chemicals and Energy (IG BCE) and the German Trade Union Confederation (DGB) warn of an energy embargo against Russia. According to the trade unions, the consequences of such an embargo would “hit hard” on German industry. Leading German unions speak out against an energy […]