German engineering employers question wage deal

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BERLIN, May 21 (Reuters) - The head of the German metalworking and egineering employers' association, Gesamtmetall, signalled on Friday it may question a pay rise agreed this year with the IG Metall union because of Germany's sluggish economic recovery. "If the economy continues to potter along like it has up until now then there will be no way round talking about modifying the pay increase," Gesamtmetall chief Martin Kannegieser was quoted as saying in an interview with Berliner Zeitung ...

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