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NGG Jacobs Douwe Egberts (JDE) production workers win substantial wage increases following warning strikes 19-08-2019

NGG members from Jacobs Douwe Egberts' Bremen factory have won an average 3% yearly wage increase following warning strikes on August 7. This is a substantial increase from the 1.4% wage increase originally proposed by JDE. NGG also negotiated economic improvements for apprentices at JDE Bremen as part of the new 2 year collective bargaining agreement with JDE.

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New agreement follows strikes at JDE Netherlands 12-12-2018

Jacobs Douwe Egberts (JDE) workers in the Netherlands and their union FNV have a new collective bargaining agreement following two effective 24-hour strikes in Joure and Utrecht on November 19 and November 22.

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FNV and NGG members strike Jacobs Douwe Egberts in the Netherlands and in Germany 23-11-2018

Picture%20with%20flagsJacobs Douwe Egberts (JDE) workers in Utrecht, Netherlands and in 7 German locations took strike action on November 22. In Utrecht, workers successfully shut down production at JDE for 24 hours, the duration of the strike. NGG traveled with a group of striking German JDE workers to Utrecht to join some 200 FNV JDE strikers in a show of solidarity.

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IUF affiliates show solidarity and support for JDE workers in Germany 13-11-2018

Earlier this year, Jacob Douwe Egberts (JDE) in Bremen, Germany - the birthplace of the business more than 120 years ago - turned its back on the workers who've built the business and unilaterally terminated its agreement with their union NGG.

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Italian unions to strike against job destruction at Jacob Douwe Egberts (JDE) 26-09-2018

IUF affiliates in JDE's Italian operations will be striking on September 28 to protest the elimination of 57 jobs with the announced closure of JDE's Andezeno, Italy facility.  FLAI-CGIL, FAI-CISL and UILA-UIL have issued a joint call for JDE to enter into immediate negotiations and to reconsider the company's decision to transfer production and make 57 workers redundant.

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