Over 30,000 VW workers protest against cost cuts

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HAMBURG, Germany, Oct 27 (Reuters) - More than 30,000 workers at Volkswagen's Wolfsburg plant halted output for two hours on Wednesday in protest of the carmaker's cost cut plans, union officials said on the eve of crucial wage talks. The walkout at VW's main factory fuelled tension ahead of negotiations on Thursday that union leaders say must produce a deal or else they will call warning strikes starting next week. Management at Europe's biggest carmaker has also taken a hard line, ...

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