Healthcare workers in Germany strike for better work conditions

The trade union Ver.di is demanding an increase in salaries by 4.8 percent for federal and local employees, as well as a maximum of a 45-hour work week. They are also demanding a hike in trainee pay

October 02, 2020 by Peoples Dispatch

Healthcare workers across Germany took to the streets on September 30 demanding better working conditions and higher wages. In Berlin, healthcare workers from various hospitals joined a ‘warning strike’ organised by the Ver.di trade union.