Workers of a PPG coating manufacturing unit in Tiel have began a three-day strike. They shut down the manufacturing unit, which usually runs 24 hours a day, step-by-step. With this they hope to strengthen their calls for for a stronger wage enhance, the commerce union FNV experiences.
Based on FNV, PPG, a globally energetic paint producer with manufacturers corresponding to Histor and Sigma, just isn’t providing sufficient further wages within the ongoing collective labor settlement negotiations. The union desires wages to rise as quick as inflation and demand 14.3 p.c extra. Based on FNV director Erik de Vries, PPG provides 7 p.c extra wages.
It takes about sixteen hours earlier than the Tiel manufacturing unit, the place about fifty folks work, is introduced to an entire standstill. FNV threatens to take extra motion at different PPG areas within the Netherlands if the paint group doesn’t adjust to the calls for. A complete of 1 thousand folks within the Netherlands work for PPG.