Job-cut talk swirls as Daimler board meets

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FRANKFURT, Dec 16 (Reuters) - Talk that DaimlerChrysler could be the next major carmaker to cut thousands more jobs swirled on Friday as the supervisory board of the world's fifth-biggest carmaker gathered in Stuttgart. Company officials and labour representatives declined to comment on a report in the home-town Stuttgarter Zeitung newspaper that the board would review a preliminary proposal by management for sweeping job cuts over the next three years to save costs. Citing several ...

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