Labor strife continues at DaimlerChrysler AG’s Mercedes-Benz unit, where more than 30,000 workers walked off the job at five facilities in Germany on Thursday. The auto maker is asking the unions to accept cost reductions in the range of €500 million ($618 million) or risk losing 6,000 jobs. DC also is asking union members to work longer hours and eliminate a 5-minute per hour break outlined in their current contract. The auto maker wants to extend the work week from 35 to 40 hours. ...
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