Better pay and conditions for childcare workers

Germany
Ver.di general secretary Frank Bsirske has made a call for better pay and conditions for childcare workers and recognition of the very important role they play in early years education which can have a major impact on children’s future development. With around 60% of jobs in the sector part-time and with limited potential to increase earnings, ver.di is also demanding that more full-time jobs and a better salary structure, demands that will feature in the upcoming negotiations over the collective agreement covering federal and local government workers. [Read more at > ver.di (DE)->http://www.verdi.de/themen/nachrichten/++co++ba0c5cbe-57ca-11e1-49df-0019b9e321cd]

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