UPDATE 1-Talks to resume as E.German strike hits carmakers


(Recasts with warning that strike could spread, call for talks) By Emma Thomasson BERLIN, June 23 (Reuters) - German engineering union IG Metall threatened on Monday to spread strike action in eastern Germany to the west of the country if talks set to resume from Thursday fail to bring a deal by the weekend. The strike, aimed at reducing weekly working hours for engineering workers in eastern Germany from 38 hours to the western norm of 35 hours, has been going on for three weeks in ...

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