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DT unions push for German govt action on US labour terms

Friday 17 July 2015 | 13:39 CET | News
Global unions are urging the German parliament to use its shareholder power to pressure Deutsche Telekom into enforcing international labour standards at its American subsidiary T-Mobile US. Tens of thousands of workers have signed a petition submitted by the Communications Workers of America (CWA) and the German union ver.di earlier in the summer which just went live on the German government's website. It demands organising neutrality and the respect of workers' rights at all Deutsche Telekom sites abroad. And it asks the German government, which owns about 32 percent of Deutsche Telekom, to

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Categories: General
Companies: Deutsche Telekom / T-Mobile US
Countries: Germany / United States
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