UPDATE 2-Volkswagen works council head Volkert resigns

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(Rewrites with comments from Volkert, Volkswagen CEO) By Jan Schwartz HAMBURG, June 30 (Reuters) - Volkswagen's chief employee representative, Klaus Volkert, resigned as head of the group's works council on Thursday, removing a long-time pillar of the carmaker's traditionally close ties to its labour force. German media reports linked his unexpected departure to a scandal brewing over allegations of bribery at VW's Czech unit, Skoda, but Volkert said in a statement that he had not ...

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