IG Metall fears German wage talks will be fierce

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BERLIN, Dec 18 (Reuters) - Looming wage talks for more than three million German engineering workers are likely to be very tough given the wide gap between the two sides, the head of Germany's largest industrial union, IG Metall, said. "I fear that the next wage round will be fierce ... You can never rule out a strike, although I don't wish to talk about one at the beginning of negotiations," Juergen Peters said in an interview in Bild am Sonntag published on Sunday. IG Metall's board ...

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