Germany - VW talks reopened - February 28, 2017

Trade union representatives and the Volkswagen management have reopened talks about future restructuring. A spokesperson of the works council said that representatives are in constructive talks with top management on the open questions regarding the future pact, dealing with issues like overtime work, efficiency gains and the influx of apprenticeships. Earlier on the trade unions argued that the chief executive, who established a reputation for cutting costs at BMW, sought to cut temporary workers more quickly and deeply than agreed in November 2016.

English: http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/business/international/vw-unions ...  

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