UPDATE 2-German engineering union calls for mass walkout

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(Recasts, adds quotes from strikers, call for mass stoppages) By Katie Allen BERLIN, Jan 29 (Reuters) - Germany's largest industrial union, IG Metall, staged walkouts across Germany on Thursday and called for mass stoppages in coming days to intensify pressure on employers in a row over pay and working hours. IG Metall in the state of Baden-Wuerttemberg, which traditionally leads pay negotiations for the rest of Germany, asked 51,000 engineering workers to stage walkouts of up to three ...

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