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Full name United Services Union
Native name Vereinte Dienstleistungsgewerkschaft
Founded 2001
Members 2,180,000
Affiliation DGB
Key people Frank Bsirske, president
Office location Berlin, Germany
Country Germany

ver.di is a large German trade union with 2.2 million members. "ver.di" is an abbreviation for Vereinte Dienstleistungsgewerkschaft, which means "United Services Union." The headquarters of the trade union are in Berlin.

In the National Conference (Bundeskongress) the different levels and the different sectors are represented. The National Executive Board is responsible for the management. The Chairman is Frank Bsirske.

In 2001 ver.di was formed when the German Salaried Employees' Union (DAG) merged with four unions of the German Confederation of Trade Unions (DGB) (DPG, HBV, ÖTV, IG Medien).


  • ICTUR; et al., eds. (2005). Trade Unions of the World (6th ed.). London, UK: John Harper Publishing. ISBN 0-9543811-5-7. 

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