Germany - IG Metall active for job protection - April 30, 2016

Trade union IG Metall wants jobs protected during talks between Thyssenkrupp (TKAG.DE) and India's Tata Steel (TISC.NS) about combining their European steel operations. The IG Metall's regional head in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia stated that if there is a merger, there should be no jobs lost. He also said that IG Metall would hold a day of protest in the city of Duisburg in North Rhine-Westphalia in April 2016 against plans by the European Commission to toughen carbon emission certificate rules for the steel industry.

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