Workers at GM German plant balk at agreed job cuts


FRANKFURT, Aug 29 (Reuters) - The works council at General Motors' Opel plant in Bochum, Germany, demanded on Monday that the carmaker reduce the scope of agreed job cuts given the facility's high output, but the company refused. Citing Bochum's high production of Astra and Zafira models, Bochum works council head Rainer Einenkel called for a fresh look at cost savings under an efficiency plan agreed in March. "The numbers absolutely have to be corrected," he said. Opel ruled this out. ...

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