Daycare workers, carers, garbage collectors: they are what the collective bargaining for the public service is all about. The unions demand 4.8 percent. “Completely excessive,” say employers. How can an agreement be reached??
The signs for the collective bargaining in the public sector that are starting today are anything but favorable. Because the demands of both sides are far apart. In any case, there is a risk of an uncomfortable wage dispute.
Who is the negotiation about??
2.3 million collective bargaining employees are directly affected by the outcome of the negotiations. Among other things, daycare teachers, garbage collectors, bus drivers and airport employees. According to the unions, the result will be transferred to more than 200,000 civil servants.