Warning strikes win higher offer from Vattenfall

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Over 7,500 employees of the Vattenfall energy company took part in a warning strike on 1 February in protest at a poor pay offer from the company and threats to undermine existing pay and conditions agreements. Following the strike ver.di and the other unions managed to secure a 3.9% pay increase backdated to 1 January 2008 and a commitment from the company not to attack any existing negotiated rights and entitlements. The unions also secured a preferred 12-month agreement rather than a longer term deal.
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