(Adds statement from company, previous FRANKFURT) By Sabine Ehrhardt HANOVER, Germany, Sept 22 (Reuters) - Volkswagen and its German workers made initial progress in critical talks over planned wage cuts on Friday after VW's influential works council chief had threatened to break off the negotiations. Management wants the 100,000 German employees at the VW brand's six western German plants to work longer hours for no extra pay while the union is demanding some form of compensation ...
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