Foto: Ralf Roletschek
Foto: Ralf Roletschek 

Welcome to the official website of the

Ground Handlers Forum Berlin-Brandenburg.

 

Below you will find up-to-date information as well as our latest press releases. Thank you very much for your interest in our website. In case you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us. 

 

 

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News

On Friday, the agreement between the employers and the trade union Verdi has been confirmed by a voting procedure of Verdi members. 

On Tuesday, an agreement between the employers and the trade union Verdi has been reached after 17 hours of negotiations.

On Wednesday, the employers have accepted Verdi's counterproposal to appoint Dr. Ehrhart Koerting as conciliator for mediation talks.

On Tuesday the employer side proposed a mediation to the service union Verdi to settle the current tariff conflict.

On Sunday, the trade union Verdi called for another all-day strike on Monday, March 13 2017. 

On Thursday, the trade union Verdi called for an all-day strike on Friday, March 10 2017. The ground handlers in Berlin and Brandenburg condemn the renewed strike calls of the trade union as irresponsible.

On Tuesday, the employer side has introduced a new proposal, which offers an increase in wages of 8 percent. The offered contract's duration has been decreased to three years. Verdi rejected the proposal immediately.

On Friday the results of the strike vote have been announced. 

On Friday, the trade union ver.di has declared the collective wage negotiations to have failed.

For Thursday, the trade union ver.di has called out for a strike of the ground handlers in Berlin and Brandenburg from 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm. Due to this actions, flight operations at the airports TXL and SXF will be heavily disrupted.

On 10 February 2017, the fourth negotiation round for the employees of ground handlers in Berlin and Brandenburg took place, where the employers introduced a proposal. The next talks have been scheduled for 17 February 2017.

On Wednesday, the trade union ver.di has launched a warning strike of the ground handlers at the airports of Tegel (TXL) and Schoenefeld (SFX). Due to this actions, flight operations have been heavily disrupted for at least six hours. 

On 25 January 2017, the third round of wage negotiations for the employees of ground handlers in the region of Berlin and Brandenburg took place. Both parties agreed to meet again on 10 February 2017.

This week, the working groups have met as scheduled to prepare the upcoming negotiation round on 25 January 2017.

On 11 January 2017, the second round of wage negotiations for about 2.000 ground handling employees took place in Berlin. Both parties agreed to meet in working groups in advance to the next round, which will take place on 25 January 2017.