Ban on the sale on Sunday: Verdi sued Hessen due to the Opening of shops

Because the Hessian state government Sunday apertures for sale now until the middle of August, relieved, has filed the Verdi public services Union action before

Ban on the sale on Sunday: Verdi sued Hessen due to the Opening of shops

Because the Hessian state government Sunday apertures for sale now until the middle of August, relieved, has filed the Verdi public services Union action before the Hessian administrative court of justice. "We will not accept an erosion of rights," said regional head of the Jürgen Bothner this step. The Union has requested a restraining order, with the help of the Sunday openings quickly, says could be.

Falk Heunemann

business editor of the Rhein-Main-Zeitung.

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Because of the Corona crisis, the state government had relaxed the ban on sales on Sundays through exemptions considerably. By law, Sunday as a day of shop opening to a maximum of four times a year, and only for very specific occasions is allowed. Several court judgments had also designed this scheme very closely. However, in order to supply the population, to maintain in times of the contact barrier, were already since the middle of March, such as food markets, pharmacies, and drugstores on all days of the week to open their doors on Sundays, however, only between 13 and 18 o'clock. Now the exception, by regulation, for all retailers, markets, Baker, butcher, banks, and laundries shall apply. Darmstadt has for the 5.July a sale of open Sunday announced.

"benefit from It, especially furniture stores"

You have supported the easing in the crisis, said trade unionists Bothner. The food retailer would not have used it, however. Would benefit, therefore, now especially furniture stores. "The original justification for the Sunday opening is the Rectification of the customer's flows completely into the Void."

Updated Date: 15 June 2020, 19:19

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