Germany’s North Sea Ports Face Longest Strike Action in Decades

Dockworkers across major North Sea ports in Germany have yet again paralyzed operations after staging the longest strike in four decades following the collapse of the latest round of negotiations to resolve a protracted collective bargaining agreement dispute.

Trade union giant United Services Union (Ver.di) has called for a 48-hour workforce strike across terminals in the country after collective labor agreement negotiations with the Central Association of German Seaport Companies (ZDS) failed to reach a successful conclusion.o

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