Account an analysis of struggles against the abolition of unemployment benefits in Germany, which would immediately affect 600,000 people.
Analysis of wage policies at VW in Germany.
Article analysing new wage structures for 5,000 new manufacturing jobs at Volkswagen in Germany.
Extensive background information and analysis, and an account of a wildcat strike of Opel/GM car workers in Germany.
A recent study on temp work in the German automobile industry reveals that the companies in this sector try to hide the fact that they employ temp-workers.
Temp-work does not appear in most of the companies annual economic reports, although 86 per cent of automobile companies make use of it. Apart from temporary contracts (normally limited to half a year), in the car sector temp work is the only other mode of hiring new people.
Article from November 2005 with updates on the strike against catering firm Gate Gourmet in Germany.
Article from February 2006 about German workers' struggle against airport catering firm Gate Gourmet.
In this abridged translation of an article originally published in Wildcat (Germany), it is shown how the state is using the issue of racism to develop its 'social strategy of tension'.
The 'Intake' article this issue is taken from #60 of the German magazine Wildcat (Shiraz e.V. - Postfach 301206 - 50782 Köln), a copy of which was sent to us with the request that it be circulated.