The service trade Union Ver.di has called on the 12,000 employees of the money – and value-industry work stoppages. By the strikes of the Cash transactions in Germany will be disturbed significantly, shared Ver.di on Tuesday.

Many banks and retail stores would get after the holidays no fresh cash. ATM, after the turn of the year, many empty, were not refilled. It should also be ensured that the days of lower revenues in Department stores and disco, furniture and hardware stores, as well as other large companies picked up could be.

After five unsuccessful rounds with the employers in collective bargaining, according to Verdi on the 3. and 4. January continued. “Our message to employers is clear: If again, not a negotiating offer on the table to be extended to the work stoppage,” said Ver.di-negotiator of Arno Peukes.

The Union is demanding an increase in hourly wages or a salary increase of 250 euros per month, as well as the alignment of salaries in the new länder in a period of two years.

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