Security staff to strike at Frankfurt airport Tuesday

phys.org | 1/11/2019 | Staff
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German travellers face fresh upheaval on Tuesday when security staff at Frankfurt airport, the nation's largest, are set to walk off the job in a battle for better pay that has already caused hundreds of flight cancellations.

Germany's powerful Verdi union announced on Friday that the Frankfurt strike would start at 2:00 am (0100 GMT) and end at 8:00 pm (1900 GMT).

Escalation - Standoff - Employers - Walkouts - Security

It marks another escalation in their standoff with employers after walkouts by security personnel at airports in Berlin, Cologne-Bonn, Duesseldorf and Stuttgart this week led to more than 800 flights being scrapped, affecting over 100,000 passengers.

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