GM has fresh opponent in new Opel union leader


FRANKFURT, Nov 24 (Reuters) - Germany's powerful union IG Metall proposed Wolfgang Schaefer-Klug to replace Opel's deputy chairman Klaus Franz as top labour leader of the ailing European unit of General Motors. With the backing of IG Metall, the 49-year old labour representative is almost certain to be elected as Franz's replacement in all duties including European works council boss and deputy supervisory board chairman. Schaefer-Klug will have to fill large shoes, as Franz had at one ...

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