GM's Opel union seeks job guarantees for Bochum closure

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FRANKFURT, Jan 29 (Reuters) - German trade union IG Metall wants General Motors to guarantee no Opel employee in the Bochum car plant will join the ranks of the unemployed once production ends, it said late on Tuesday. Previously the union had never openly spoken of accepting a closure of the Opel plant in the Ruhr industrial heartland. "In order to ensure that workers do not solely bear the risks of restructuring the Bochum site, we must guarantee that no one ...

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