In the collective bargaining conflict in the public service will buy more warning Strikes in North Rhine-Westphalia and Bavaria. In Cologne, Bonn, Düsseldorf and Essen are employees of University hospitals resigned from the job as spokesman for the trade Union Verdi said.

In Bavaria were around 120 Employed in the construction of roads, in the river for the most part and building authorities in the recusal, said Robert butcher of Verdi Rosenheim. According to him, the action should have no impact on traffic. The winter service is guaranteed.

From Wednesday to follow day Strikes in Würzburg and in the upper Palatinate. In Würzburg, the University hospital was affected, and there is a Demonstration followed by a rally was planned, shared with Verdi. On Thursday, it is to give in Munich Strikes. Also for Hamburg, Berlin and Leipzig Strikes have been announced.

With the actions of the unions want to increase the pressure in the talks for about one Million Workers. The next round is on 28. February in Potsdam. Verdi and the civil servants Union dbb demand for workers in the countries with the exception of Hesse, six percent more money, but at least 200 euros more per month. The countries have rejected the claims as exaggerated.

dpa