German engineering union IG Metall launches its first in a series of strikes throughout eastern Germany, as it lobbies for an increase in wages for its 2.8 million members. The union says companies must raise salaries of its union members by 6.5% or face a national strike. Several thousand IG Metall members marched in the middle of the day on March 25, causing a temporary halt in production at Volkswagen AG’s plant in the state of Saxony, Germany. The union plans additional protests in ...

Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)

"German Union Begins Warning Strikes" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:

  All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
  Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
  •   Global sales and production data by country
  •   U.S. model-line inventory data
  •   Engine and equipment installation rates
  •   WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
  •   Product Cycle chart
  •   Interrelationships among major OEMs
  •   Medium- and heavy-duty truck volumes
   •  Historical data and much more!

For pricing and subscription information please contact
Lisa Williamson by email: or phone: (248) 799-2642

Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.

Already registered? here.