Germany is paralyzed. Unions introduced a strike plan

VERDI Commerce Unions and Railway Staff Unions via a large nationwide warning strike. They wish to shut down giant sectors of public transport. The “Tagesschau” portal stories that the site visitors of long-distance and regional trains, waterways, ports and motorways can be affected. Unions are demanding a ten.5-12 % wage hike.

“By asserting a strike of this magnitude on Monday, public sector unions are performing towards the need of tens of millions of German residents,” stated Dirk Engelhardt, president of the Federal Affiliation for Freight Transport and Logistics (BGL).