SAO PAULO – Volkswagen do Brasil Ltda. has backed down from its threat to fire workers who walked off the job after a warning from Sao Paulo Governor Geraldo Alckmin that workers in Brazil have a right to strike. Approval to fire the workers came from Berndt Pischetsrieder, CEO of German parent company Volkswagen AG. The strike was called to protest the transfer of 3,933 workers to a new company where they would be retrained for functions at other Volkswagen plants or seek ...

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