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Germany: court rules that the Christian trade union DHV does not have the right to sign collective agreements

On 22 June and in what in principle puts an end to a more than eight-year legal battle, the Federal Labor Court (BAG), in the last instance, ruled that the ‘DHV, Der Berufsgewerkschaft trade union’, which is member of the small German Confederation of Christian Trade Unions (CGB), was not entitled to negotiate collective agreements, because of its lack of representativeness.

Through . Published on 24 June 2021 à 10h56 - Update on 24 June 2021 à 10h56

According to the BAG, the DHV union, with around 66,000 members, does not have enough members in its stated areas of competence (banking and insurance,…

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