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Post date: 02/05/2011 - 13:21

Strike in German Beer Sector

German brewery employers gave notice on the framework collective agreement, and want to bargain for less favourite conditions, e.g. low wage groups, and reduced wages for “non-core” workers (secretaries, drivers, sales persons, etc.)

NGG launched actions in several breweries in Germany:

http://www.ngg.net/branche_betrieb/getraenke/brtv/brau-spaten-franz/

http://www.ngg-bremen.de/aktuelle_meldungen/heute-erste-warnstreiks-bei-...
InBev Bremen:

http://www.weser-kurier.de/Artikel/Bremen/Wirtschaft/316341/400+InBev-Mi...

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German brewery employers gave notice on the framework collective agreement, and want to bargain for less favourite conditions, e.g. low wage groups, and reduced wages for “non-core” workers (secretaries, drivers, sales persons, etc.)

NGG launched actions in several breweries in Germany:

http://www.ngg.net/branche_betrieb/getraenke/brtv/brau-spaten-franz/

http://www.ngg-bremen.de/aktuelle_meldungen/heute-erste-warnstreiks-bei-...
InBev Bremen:

http://www.weser-kurier.de/Artikel/Bremen/Wirtschaft/316341/400+InBev-Mi...

Engl

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"Good work pay on time!"

3. February 2011: warning strike at Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu in Munich
Parallel to the wage bargaining on 3 February 2011 will continue in Munich occurred, the workers in the warning strike following breweries: Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu in Munich, Hannover Gilde brewery, Brauerei Beck & Co. Brewery Service and Roland in Bremen and Diebels Issum. On Tuesday, employees of the private brewery Dinkelacker in Stuttgart and the Stuttgart Hofbräu had laid down for several hours to work. They were responding to the termination of the federal framework trade agreement (BRTV) by the German Brewers Federation.

This calls for inter alia a low-wage group, and lower payments for the "marginal workers" (eg, secretaries, salespeople, drivers, truck drivers and many others). Claus-Harald Custer, Vice-Chairman of NGG and chief negotiator: "The German brewer federal government wants a split of the workforce, that he wants to reward individual brewery areas worse than others. But we want no employees first and second class, but we do that good work is fairly rewarded. "

On Wednesday, the union food and Catering (NGG) is called to action in most regions of the brewing company InBev Germany. Background, the negotiations for a new federal framework agreement in Munich. The union accused the employers' side, to try to impose significant deterioration in the new contract for a large number of employees.

The Bremer NGG CEO Dieter Nickel was satisfied with the response to the strike. "I am thrilled that this staff is so together," he said. The InBev's Executive Committee responded with incomprehension. "As the largest brewery in Germany, we are for the NGG seems an attractive target. An association unsubscribe subject on the back of a single undertaking, but out of all proportion, "criticized the Germany boss of InBev, Chris Cools. "It is the responsibility of the associations as a negotiating partner to lead the talks on the federal framework agreement and to resolve the situation in this way," said Cools.

According to a company spokesman yesterday could be made because of the strikes in Bremen only 45 trucks on time.