(adds total number of strikers) SINDELFINGEN, Germany, March 30 (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of Germany's industrial workers downed tools briefly for the second day on Thursday in a standoff between union IG Metall and employers over a pay rise. Some 69,000 workers in 200 firms across the country's key engineering and metals sector joined the so-called warning strikes -- temporary walkouts -- in support for a five percent wage hike, the union said. "We are steering straight toward a ...
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