World Socialist Web Site wsws.org 19 Mar, 2021 23:30 am

What next in the airport workers struggle against the WISAG Group in Germany?

What next in the airport workers struggle against the WISAG Group in Germany?
With the March 16 rally in front of the Hesse state assembly in Wiesbaden, the struggle of the airport ground workers against the WISAG Group has reached a crossroads.

With the March 16 rally in front of the Hesse state assembly in Wiesbaden, the struggle of the airport ground workers against the WISAG Group has reached a crossroads.The WISAG Group is using the pandemic as an excuse to kick out workers with decades of experience, replace them with cheap labour and drive down wage levels for everyone.For decades, the WISAG Group has organised both facilities management and security at the Frankfurt Trade Fair, the airport, bank towers and public spaces., was able to isolate the industrial action against the WISAG Group in such a way, only reporting on the hunger strike when it was already over.

WISAG is not an isolated case, rather, the brutal actions of the WISAG Group are the new business model.The WISAG workers have held at least 10 rallies and demonstrations and even went on hunger strike at Terminal 1 at the Frankfurt Airport, keeping this up for eight days.

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