50 Hourly Rail Strike Finished in Germany

The 50 Hourly Rail Strike in Germany is Over: In Germany, the Train Machine Association went on a general strike for the second time in a week.

In Germany, the Train Engineers Union (GDL) went on a general strike for the second time in a week. After the 50 hourly strike on the paralyzed railways, a warning action will not be carried out this week. However, Lufthansa pilots announced they will go on strike again this afternoon.

Railroads working mechanics today at 04.00 50 hour to end the hour of work-off, while the weekend plans to prepare a trip was miserable. Thousands of passengers headed for the bus on canceling flights. German media, German Railways Deutsche Bahn with employees in disagreements over wage growth and working hours, the company's last-minute offer rejected the country's rail network in the country has made it dysfunctional. In the hope that the strike will not be implemented, the company waiting until the last moment canceled the passengers on the roads in which the densities were seen due to the autumn holidays.


While many staff members, managers, restaurant employees, trainers and all other staff members participated in the strike, many freight train expeditions could not be made. Among the demands of the union, the weekly working hours were reduced by 2 hours to 37 hours, as well as a pay increase of 5 per cent. GDL President Claus Weselsky, while criticizing the attitude of the German Railways Administration (DB) management at the collective bargaining table, said that the 4 had a warning act for the third time, a percentage of their members' pay, and the 5 hourly cut in their weekly working time.

A spokesman for the Deutsche Bahn said that in the 7 separate state of Germany, schools were taking part in autumn holidays, while in North Rhine-Westphalia and Thuringia, extraordinary measures were taken to ensure that millions of people would not suffer because of the end of the holiday. Ulrich Weber, board member of the DB, said they anticipated that the cost of the strike would cost millions of euros.


GDL, which stopped the train transportation at the end of the autumn holidays at the end of the school week, called on Deutsche Bahn to make a tangible suggestion for solving the problem. Federal Transport Minister Alexander Dobrindt asked the union to stop taking action and return to the negotiating table.


The German pilot, Cockpit, has called its members to strike by 13.00 from Germany today until midnight on Tuesday. It is stated that the strike expected to be affected by all flights across Germany is due to the Lufthansa administration and the failure to reach an agreement on early retirement with the German Pilot Union, which represents the pilots. March and April due to strikes in the Lufthansa 60 million euros were noted that the loss.

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