Достижения немецких рабочих

Германия – страна, где забастовки бывают не часто. Тогда как среднее число потерянных рабочих дней из-за забастовок с 2000 по 2004 год составило 234 дня на 1 000 служащих в Испании, 171 в Канаде и 101 во Франции, Германия потеряла лишь 3,5 дня. В статистике забастовки OECD Германия занимает третье место с конца, уступая только Польше с 1,6 потерянными днями и Японии с 0,4.

Поэтому немцы тем более обеспокоены тем фактом, что профсоюз машинистов поездов (GDL) проголосовал за общенациональную забастовку, которая парализует страну. Недавно подписанное соглашение о заработной плате для всех работников железной дороги, переговоры о котором шли между конкурирующими профсоюзами Transnet и GDBA, зашло не достаточно далеко для GDL, который теперь требует 31%-ого повышения заработной платы.

Забастовка была временно приостановлена в соответствии с постановлением суда, дав время для переговоров, но опасность все еще велика, поскольку переговоры зашли в тупик. Если GDL получит более высокое соглашение о заработной плате, чем установлено в общем соглашении для всех работников железной дороги, то общее соглашение станет недействительным. А такой результат ни при каких условиях не будет приемлем для руководства железных дорог.

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