East Germany faces engineering strike as talks fail


BERLIN, May 20 (Reuters) - Germany faced a strike by engineering workers in its economically depressed east on Tuesday as talks on shortening the working week there failed. Engineering union IG Metall, which represents 310,000 eastern workers in carmaking and other sectors, said it would propose a strike ballot. A strike could start in early June. IG Metall is demanding a cut in weekly working hours to 35 from the current 38, to bring the region into line with western Germany where ...

Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)

"East Germany faces engineering strike as talks fail" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:

  All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
  Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
  •   Global sales and production data by country
  •   U.S. model-line inventory data
  •   Engine and equipment installation rates
  •   WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
  •   Product Cycle chart
  •   Interrelationships among major OEMs
  •   Medium- and heavy-duty truck volumes
   •  Historical data and much more!

For WardsAuto.com pricing and subscription information please contact
Lisa Williamson by email: lwilliamson@wardsauto.com or phone: (248) 799-2642

Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.

Already registered? here.

more data & insights

Dec 1, 2015

2016 Wards 10 Best Engines Test Drive: Hyundai Tucson FCV

The Hyundai Tucson FCV, evaluated by editor Drew Winter, is one of 31 contenders for the 2016 Wards 10 Best Engines competition....More


Follow Us

Sponsored Introduction Continue on to (or wait seconds) ×