Lufthansa Group Employees to Strike Across German Airports on February 7th to 8th

Frankfurt International Airport

The United Services Union (Verdi) has called for a major strike at airports across Germany, slated for February 7th to 8th. This follows a previous strike that took place from February 1st to 2nd, which is expected to have widespread effects.

The strike is directed at the ground staff of the Lufthansa Group, with flights arriving and departing from Frankfurt, Munich, Hamburg, Berlin, and Dusseldorf expected to be affected. The strike is scheduled to take place from 4:00 a.m. on February 7th until 7:10 a.m. on February 8th.

Lufthansa Group’s subsidiary airline, Discover, has already seen strikes by the Vereinigung Cockpit labor union from February 4th to 5th.

In the collective bargaining for around 25,000 Lufthansa Group employees, there is a demand for a 12.5% salary increase, with a minimum boost of 500 euros per month. Security inspectors are also demanding an increase of 2.8 euros per hour.

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