BERLIN, May 30 (Reuters) - Engineering workers in the eastern state of Saxony joined colleagues in the steel industry in voting for a strike to demand a cut in working hours to match standards in west Germany, the IG Metall union said on Friday. The ballot of 16,000 Saxon metal and engineering workers at 85 firms including Volkswagen AG came as unions step up pressure on Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder to water down his controversial package of reform plans dubbed Agenda 2010. IG Metall ...
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