No progress in German dispute

February 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;2/19/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 54, p12
Trade Publication
The article reports that the national talks on a new contract for the chemical industry employees in Germany were adjourned until March 8, 2007. The national talks were closed without any indication of when a settlement could be reached in the dispute. Both parties said that the differences between them were more pronounced. Werner Bischoff, chief negotiator for the union Industriegewerkschaft Bergbau, Chemie, Energie, expressed disappointment that the employers had failed to make a concrete offer.


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