Union hardliner under fire over East German strike

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By Kerstin Gehmlich BERLIN, June 27 (Reuters) - A four-week strike in eastern Germany's engineering sector which has harmed the country's key car sector and drawn widespread criticism has brought the designated head of the powerful IG Metall union under fire. Public support for the regional strike has waned as the stoppages have led to output losses at carmakers like BMW and Volkswagen , damaging Germany's export industry at a time when Europe's largest economy is already slowing. ...

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