travelers need to count on Tuesday with massive limitations to six German airports. Reason a one-day warning strike of the security personnel, to which the Union is Ver.di called. The following Airports are affected: Frankfurt am Main, Leipzig/Halle, Dresden, Erfurt, Hannover-Langenhagen and Bremen.

The security people in Frankfurt to lay down the work from 2 to 20 clock , announced that the trade Union in Berlin. At the airport, Leipzig/Halle , the strike will affect the time between 4 and 18 clock . Dresden : Here is to strike the staff of 3 to 21 PM and Erfurt of 6 to 22 PM . For Hannover and the Bremen no specific times are known so far. It is the speech of a day warning strike.

the occasion is the ongoing labor dispute, the unions for the nation’s 23,000 employees in the area of passenger, cargo, personnel, and control at the airports were calling for a single payment.

employers have so far not presented a negotiation offer, criticized Christel temple, Ver.di-Department head for the security industry. “In order to provoke strikes that will in all probability lead to restrictions in air traffic.”At Germany’s largest airport in Frankfurt, the trade unions Ver.di and DBB already on Friday called.

What is the subject of the wage dispute

Ver.di calls for the inspectors and for the airport employees, a nationwide unified payment of 20 euros per hour. That would be a Plus in the high two-digit percentage range – at the moment, payment is depending on the Region and activity.

The employer think that is unrealistic, they provide, according to its own representation, a Plus of up to 6.4 per cent. For Ver.di this is too little – according to the calculation of the trade-Union that would be only a Plus of two percent for the majority of the employees.

Four existing collective bargaining remained the rounds were inconclusive. Both sides want the 23. January continue to negotiate.

on Thursday had been cancelled due to the warning Strikes of security personnel at the three airports of Cologne-Bonn, Düsseldorf and Stuttgart, more than 600 flights. Tens of thousands of passengers were affected. On Monday, the security personnel had been placed at the two Berlin airports.

Where there is information for affected passengers?

the first point of contact for passengers, the airline is always, in the case of package tours is the tour operator. The Airports provide on their websites detailed information about current departure and arrival times.

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