BERLIN (Sputnik) – At least 20,000 postal workers participated in a second day of strikes in several regions of Germany, trade union ver.di said Thursday.
The industrial action, which started on Wednesday came after the union and the Deutsche Post AG group failed to reach an agreement on better salary conditions
"The next round of talks between the union and the management of Deutsche Post will start April 14th. Until then, the union suspends campaigning organization," — ver.di said in a statement, published on its website.
The strike is taking place across 16 federal states in Germany in the middle of the Easter holidays, delaying delivery of parcels, greeting cards, bills and letters.
Deutsche Post sends 80 million letters and parcels on a daily basis.