Ver.di threatens strike action at EON

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The ver.di services says it may resort to strike action in response to the threat of large-scale job cuts at the EON energy company. Up to 11,000 of the company’s 79,000 global workforce could go and ver.di wants to negotiate a job security agreement that would exclude compulsory redundancies after 2012. Sven Bergelin, ver.di official and chair of EPSU’s utilities standing committee said that workers were particularly angered by EON’s plans as the company was making good profits.
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