WRAPUP 2-German workers agree longer hours to protect jobs

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(Adds VW background, Karstadt plans, Condor pilots) By Sabine Siebold and Mark Thompson STUTTGART/FRANKFURT, Germany, July 23 (Reuters) - Pressure to lengthen Germany's working week looked set to increase after employees at carmaker DaimlerChrysler and tourism firm Thomas Cook agreed on Friday to work longer hours to save jobs and cut costs. DaimlerChrysler workers agreed to implement a 40-hour week for some workers and to cut paid break time to secure 6,000 jobs in Germany, in a deal ...

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