Volkswagen AG’s Brazilian workers have rejected a voluntary layoff proposal put forth by the auto maker and instead are asking for job security through 2009. The plan reportedly consisted of offering workers at two VW plants in Brazil compensation in exchange for accepting voluntary layoffs instead of sending them for retraining for other jobs. VW Brazil Gives Workers Option of Layoff (see VW Brazil Gives Workers Option of Layoff). VW is trying to eliminate 4,000 positions, or about ...

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