German unions ask government to stop Faurecia closure


FRANKFURT, Dec 11 (Reuters) - German union IG Metall is calling on politicians to save 200 blue collar jobs at Faurecia's car seat plant, the first major closure by an auto part supplier in Germany this year. "We've had good experience with that if you look at the example of Alstom in Salzgitter. By leaning on the company, politicians were able to prevent the planned job cuts," said a spokesman for IG Metall in the state Lower Saxony. In a rare move, all major political parties in ...

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