Germany - Opel workers ask for clear commitment - March 31, 2018

The works council at carmaker Opel has demanded ‘constructive proposals on the basis of collective bargaining agreements’ from parent PSA after sites were excluded from an investment plan pending the outcome of further talks with labour representatives. Europe’s second-biggest carmaker by sales, side-lined the trade unions by publishing a production and investment plan for European sites which excluded Germany. Trade union IG Metall rejected PSA’s demands for further concessions to become more competitive.

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