Short-sighted unions: The Four-day week is a dangerous madness

The members of the cabin crew Union, Ufo, have clearly understood what has struck the hour. Nine out of ten cabin staff have voted in favour of a crises-collect

Short-sighted unions: The Four-day week is a dangerous madness

The members of the cabin crew Union, Ufo, have clearly understood what has struck the hour. Nine out of ten cabin staff have voted in favour of a crises-collective bargaining agreement. Many of the may not be like very easy, because for them zero rounds, fewer flight hours and therefore less salaries are now. The reward: The employees have of their workplace, according to the Ufo to the middle of 2024 for sure. The otherwise unavoidable redundancies, should there not be.

This is a good thing. Better yet, would develop the agreement as a signal. Because, actually, it is a matter of course that employees in the most severe economic crisis since the Second world war, are willing to tighten their belts in order to secure their Job.

it seems, However, to have the still not anywhere around. The Chairman of the trade Union IG Metall, Jörg Hofmann, called at the weekend, in all Seriousness, a Four-day week in the industry with "a certain wage compensation for the workers". With other words: The hourly wages to, of all things, will rise now in the crisis and not fall. Anyone who thinks that such redundancies can be prevented and the structural change in the auto industry can succeed, is exposed as a wage political Ghost driver.

Updated Date: 16 August 2020, 18:19

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