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Germany: Ver.di campaigning for re-evaluation of social services jobs

03 June 2015
Strikers in Germany
PSI affiliate Ver.di is actively campaigning to demonstrate that kindergarten workers’ jobs need to be revalued in terms of status and salary, highlighting the importance of their role in caring for and educating children.

Ver.di has welcomed the willingness of local government employers to resume negotiations over the revaluing of salaries for workers in social services. In the meantime workers in the sector have continued to mobilise and held a nationwide strike on 28th May, with 16,000 people demonstrating in Frankfurt and 15,000 in Hamburg. Read more (in German)

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