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BERLIN  | Top German court upholds ban on strikes by civil servants

BERLIN  — Germany’s highest court has upheld a ban on strikes by civil servants, throwing out a complaint by teachers who were disciplined for taking part in walkouts. The country’s roughly 1.85 million civil servants enjoy privileges such as favorable health insurance conditions and unusually strong job security, but they are not allowed to strike. … Continue reading BERLIN  | Top German court upholds ban on strikes by civil servants