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UK: Coffee giant JDE threatens entire workforce with dismissal to ram through attack on conditions 09-03-2020
With support from the IUF, Unite the Union, with 300 members at the Jacobs Douwe Egberts coffee plant in Banbury, Oxfordshire, is campaigning to challenge the company's plan to unilaterally dismiss the entire workforce and reemploy workers who submit to inferior pay and conditions.
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.
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.
FNV and NGG members strike Jacobs Douwe Egberts in the Netherlands and in Germany 23-11-2018
Jacobs 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.
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.
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.