Meanwhile in Germany. #unionYes
“Far more controversial is IG Metall’s call for employees to be allowed to switch to a 28-hour week for a two-year period — with limited impact on wages. That demand has been met with fierce resistance from company bosses, and stirred wider debate about quality of life and the future of work in booming Germany.”
Thanks to strong bargaining power, the IG Metall union, which represents some 3.9 million workers in the metal and electrical industries, is pushing for a 6% wage increase and a 28-hour week for a two-year period — with limited impact on wages.