Working life | Traffic chaos is expected in Germany, the strike will stop the majority of air and rail traffic

The joint strike of public sector workers and the transport trade union may become the largest in decades.

in Germany the vast majority of the country’s air and rail traffic will stop today due to the work stoppage of Verdi, the trade union representing public sector employees, and EVG, the transport trade union. The strike also affects buses.

According to the German media, the strike is believed to be the largest in three decades. The work stoppage of baggage handlers and those working at security checks at Munich airport already started on Sunday.

Finnair has canceled today’s flights to Hamburg, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt and Munich. Instead, flights to Berlin will be carried out as planned despite the strike, Finnair told STT on Sunday.

Although the work stoppage only lasts for Monday, its multiplier effects will extend well into the coming week.

State The Deutsche Bahn railway company has also announced that long-distance trains will not run on Monday due to a work stoppage. The strike also affects local transport, as many employees of local and local trains and bus companies are EVG members.

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According to preliminary information, at least seven of Germany’s sixteen states are expected to experience severe disruptions in local traffic as well. Among these are the most populous states in Germany.

The trade unions are trying to speed up the negotiations with the employers, which have been stuck for weeks, with a work stoppage. The wage increases offered by the unions are miserable, when you take into account the galloping inflation that still prevails.

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