Confrontation looms as warning strikes begin at VW

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FRANKFURT, Oct 29 (Reuters) - Warning strikes by workers angry over planned cost cuts at Volkswagen briefly halted output at three German plants on Friday, underscoring the standoff between Europe's biggest carmaker and its workforce. A fifth round of wage talks on Thursday left both sides still far apart on the last day of guaranteed labour peace, paving the way for VW's almost completely unionised workforce in western Germany to stage more walkouts while talks go on. Negotiations with ...

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