Mercedes chief to meet German workers Thursday -source


FRANKFURT, Sept 28 (Reuters) - Mercedes Car Group chief Dieter Zetsche and DaimlerChrysler works council head Erich Klemm will meet workers at the main Mercedes-Benz plant in Sindelfingen on Thursday, a works council source said on Wednesday. The world's fifth-biggest carmaker is expected to announce thousands of job cuts in Germany via voluntary redundancies later on Wednesday, sources close to the matter said. DaimlerChrysler shares rose 4.1 percent to 45.74 euros by 1518 GMT.

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