Thousands of VW staff halt work amid Porsche spat


HAMBURG, Germany, Oct 31 (Reuters) - Thousands of workers at Volkswagen AG's western German plants temporarily downed tools on Wednesday amid a labour row with Porsche AG , the biggest shareholder in Europe's biggest carmaker. The VW works council said 40,000 staff at its main plant in Wolfsburg alone stopped work to be briefed on the dispute over workers' rights at a new holding company being set up to hold the Porsche and Piech family's stakes in the two companies. VW workers want more ...

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