UPDATE 2-Warning strikes loom in German engineering talks


(Releads, changes dateline, adds employer offer) By Alexander Huebner BOEBLINGEN, Germany, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Pay talks between German engineering firms and the country's largest industrial union, IG Metall, were adjourned on Friday after employers offered the union less than half the pay rise it was demanding. Otmar Zwiebelhofer, the employers' chief negotiator in Baden-Wuerttemberg, said he had offered the union two 1.2 percent pay rises over three years. IG Metall wants four percent ...

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