200 airfield workers in Frankfurt are about to trigger a change of Germany’s industrial action law

Based on formal aspects, Frankfurt Labor Court has just prohibited a strike of 200 airfield employees that was about to paralyze Germany’s largest airport. The strike is the result of a Federal Labor Court decision in 2010, ruling that more than one collective bargaining agreement can exist in the same business unit, with each agreement applying to union members whose union concluded the agreement concerned.

Prior to this judgment, the so-called principle of exclusivity of collective bargaining agreements (Tarifeinheit) had been in place, limiting applicability of collective bargaining agreements to the agreement of the trade union with the most members (even if several collective bargaining agreements have been conclude ...

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