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Meanwhile in Germany…the power of unions in full display. 4.3% raises and a 28 hour work week!
IG Metall’s landmark deal is seen as benchmark for other sectors
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.
Bonuses brought to you by Communications Workers of America #Union. Lies brought to you by corporate America and Trump
AT&T promised $1,000 in bonuses because of the GOP tax plan on Wednesday. But the union representing AT&T workers bargained for that bonus earlier this month.
“This past March, the NJEA declared it would try to unseat Sweeney, but there were no Democrats willing to primary him. The union could have chosen to give no endorsement and still run negative ads against Sweeney, but the NJEA instead decided to endorse his Republican challenger along with running attack ads.”
It’s a contentious move, but one that is unlikely to change the ultimate outcome of the election. Democrats are expected to control all three branches of government after November, a major turning point for the Garden State.