German union IG Metall vows to continue its intermittent 2-week-old strike campaign for a shorter work week in eastern Germany. The labor strife has cut production levels at BMW AG, gearbox suppliers GKN Plc and ZF Getriebe GmbH, and parts maker Federal-Mogul Corp. Volkswagen AG warns the protests soon could affect its production. Workers want the work-week reduced from 38 hours to 35 hours. More than 11,400 workers most recently downed tools June 11, reports say.

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