Worker protest shuts VW plant HANOVER, Germany — Volkswagen AG's Emden, Germany, plant is left idle for several days by workers protesting VW's plan to lay off 550 temporary workers. More than 10,000 workers walked off their jobs when VW refused to renew the temporary workers contracts but asked regular employees to work overtime. VW said it would review temporary contracts on a monthly basis only. The move follows falling demand for the company's flagship Passat. New Boxster addition ...

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