Germany's Volkswagen and unions reach an agreement regarding workers' pay rise

Updated: May 20, 2016  Views: 194

FX168 news, Germany's largest industrial union German metal union (IG Metall Friday (May 20, said Volkswagen (VW, Volkswagen) and the IG Metall trade union have reached the public about 12 million workers in western Germany factories raise agreement, more details were not disclosed.

Volkswagen chief negotiator Martin Rosik with the IG Metall union officials Hartmut Meine agreement will be described in detail in the Hamburg press conference at 10:00 am local time.

IG Metall had hoped Volkswagen workers in the next 12 months salary increase of 5%. Volkswagen announced last month, the 2015 operating loss of 4.1 billion euros ($ 4.6 billion), because of its need to be prepared to deal with large sums of money emission test cheating scandal associated costs.

IG Metall lead the national wage negotiations, the representative of Germany's major car companies, as well as manufacturing, industrial production and the interests of the steel industry employees. The union this month, 3.8 million workers in Germany to fight for the next 21 months salary increase of 4.8% results.

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