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Tagesschau: in Germany, about 200 thousand workers took part in industrial strikes

AT Germany about 200,000 workers took part in industrial strikes. About it informs portal Tagesschau with reference to the leader of the trade union IG Metall Jörg Hofmann.

A trade union in a European country is demanding an eight percent pay increase for employees, which has received widespread support from its members.

Warning strikes took place at the enterprises of the electrical and metallurgical industry of Germany, on Friday, November 4, 83 thousand people at 400 factories briefly stopped working, including at BMW enterprises in Leipzig, Ford in cologneBosch in Bamberg and the Porsche factory in Stuttgartas well as at Meyer’s shipyard Papenburg.

The union demanded an eight percent wage increase for Germany’s 3.8 million industrial workers during the year amid rising costs of living.

September 27 in France strikes began at refineries, which led to the shutdown of five of the seven largest plants in the country. Employees Exxon Mobil plant in Normandy have been on strike since September 20, but were able to agree with the company’s management on the indexation of wages, as a result of which the factories started working. At the same time, the key TotalEnergies refineries shut down on September 27 and have not yet been able to resume their work, as the most radical union CGT refuses from the terms of the agreement proposed by the management of the company and the authorities.

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