Opel seeks German pay cuts, labour wants job pledge

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FRANKFURT, Aug 25 (Reuters) - Workers at General Motors' German unit Adam Opel AG are seeking job guarantees until at least 2010, but management wants to lower pay and adjust working hours, Opel's works council said on Wednesday. Opel management proposed "cuts in income and social benefits for staff as well as changes in working time", the works council said in a statement, a stance at odds with labour's call for preserving current pay levels and ensuring jobs. Workers also want ...

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