Germany’s powerful IG Metall union – which represents 3.6 million workers in the metals and engineering trades – ordered its members to begin a series of 1-day rolling work stoppages in the Baden-Wuerttemberg region. Among those affected is DaimlerChrysler AG’s Sindelfingen assembly plant, which was forced to stop production of Mercedes-Benz S-, E- and C-Class luxury cars. DC says the work stoppages at Sindelfingen could cut daily car production at the plant by two-thirds and cost the ...
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