Postal Strike in Germany Update
Posted on June 22nd, 2015


Deutsche Post (DE) wishes to inform all IPC members on the following:
 
The unlimited strike by the worker’s union “ver.di” starting 8th June and since 19th June joined by the worker´s union “DPVKom” is further expanding day by day.
As of today, Monday 22nd June a total of 25,000 postal workers are on strike.
 
All 82 Domestic Letter Sorting Centers and some of the 33 Domestic Parcel Sorting Centers are affected. Also the parcel-, letter-, and joint delivery in rural areas. Approximately 80% of Letters&Parcels are delivered on-time, for the rest please expect a delay by 2-3 days. On Sunday, 21st June volunteers made an extra Sunday delivery. Deutsche Post uses temporary employment agencies and the 40.000 civil servants to avoid further delays. 
 
By now the OEs Frankfurt (Prio) and Niederaula (Non-Prio) are not affected.
 
We apologize for the inconvenience and ask for your kind understanding. Deutsche Post will send an update on the situation.
 
International Post Corporation


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c a allen - June 28th, 2015 at 7:39 AM
I sent an important registered letter to Grunstadt, Germany on May 18, 2015. It has been tracked to the Frankfurt post office on May 22. As of today it has not been received by my daughter. What can I do? or what can she do to obtain it?
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