German union not girding for Volkswagen strike

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HANOVER, Germany, Aug 24 (Reuters) - Europe's largest carmaker Volkswagen may have thrown down the gauntlet ahead of wage talks next month, but trade union sources said on Tuesday they were not gearing up for a strike just yet. "It's not as if two speeding trains are on a collision course," one union source told Reuters. "There is nothing automatic about it," the source said of prospects for a strike, noting that the talks had to start before any thought is given to escalating the ...

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