Volkswagen drops plans to cut jobs at Spanish plant

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MADRID, Dec 20 (Reuters) - German carmaker Volkswagen has withdrawn plans to cut 590 workers at its plant in Navarre in northern Spain after reaching an agreement with unions on flexible labour practices, a spokesman said on Friday. Jose Zubillaga, plant spokesman, said the agreement reached with unions on Thursday "will allow us to tailor production to demand, avoiding dismissals." Volkswagen's Navarre plant, which has around 5,000 workers, builds a new Polo model whose sales have ...

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