German metal employers call for more flexible hours


BERLIN, March 26 (Reuters) - The head of Germany's metal and electrical industry employers' association has urged the IG Metall union to accept more flexible working hours as temporary stoppages loomed in a pay dispute, a newspaper reported on Sunday. Gesamtmetall President Martin Kannegiesser said in an interview with Der Tagesspiegel newspaper, that the sector urgently needed a loosening of labour rules to allow a longer working week. The interview was released in a preview ahead of ...

Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)

"German metal employers call for more flexible hours" 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 pricing and subscription information please contact
Lisa Williamson by email: or phone: (248) 799-2642

Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.

Already registered? here.

Mar 8, 2018

Toyota Camry Hybrid 2.5L Atkinson 4-Cyl. – 2018 Award Acceptance

Masashi Hakariya, project manager-engine development at Toyota, accepts award for Toyota Camry Hybrid at 2018 Wards 10 Best Engines ceremony....More


Follow Us

Sponsored Introduction Continue on to (or wait seconds) ×