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September 5, 1995 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
VW Labor Unrest Grows: Union IG Metall said about 70,000 workers participated in brief strikes at all of VW's six plants in Germany before month-long labor talks were to resume today. The walkouts were the most widespread in an intensifying dispute that, according to Volkswagen, has cost the company $89 million in lost sales and delayed production.
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BUSINESS
September 5, 1995 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
VW Labor Unrest Grows: Union IG Metall said about 70,000 workers participated in brief strikes at all of VW's six plants in Germany before month-long labor talks were to resume today. The walkouts were the most widespread in an intensifying dispute that, according to Volkswagen, has cost the company $89 million in lost sales and delayed production.
BUSINESS
March 10, 1992 | TYLER MARSHALL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Nearly 18 months after achieving their dream of unification, the Germans face a series of economic problems that look more like a nightmare than the results of a wish come true. While experts remain convinced that unity and the collapse of communism in Europe will eventually increase Germany's economic might, the Continent's industrial giant is suffering a collection of interim ills.
NEWS
May 15, 1993 | TYLER MARSHALL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The first official strike in the former Communist eastern region of reunified Germany appeared to have ended Friday after metalworking industry employers agreed to meet a series of key union demands, including a 26% wage increase. The tentative agreement, reached after a marathon 21-hour negotiating session between union and employers' representatives in the large eastern state of Saxony, is expected to be quickly ratified, then accepted elsewhere.
NEWS
April 25, 1992 | TYLER MARSHALL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In what many view as a watershed development in Europe's largest economy, Germany on Friday appeared on the verge of its most serious bout of labor unrest in decades. Strikes by postal workers in Hamburg and autobahn maintenance employees in Cologne began Friday within hours of the announcement of overwhelming votes for industrial action. They seemed to be only the first shots in a major battle for higher wages.
TRAVEL
June 19, 1994 | JUDI DASH, Dash is a New Jersey-based free-lance writer.
During a vacation abroad, come 5 p.m., many tourists have exhausted their energy reservoirs and retired to their hotel rooms to crash before a night out. Pity. That's often precisely the time to be out and about, experiencing the community life of a destination.
NEWS
May 15, 1993 | TYLER MARSHALL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The first official strike in the former Communist eastern region of reunified Germany appeared to have ended Friday after metalworking industry employers agreed to meet a series of key union demands, including a 26% wage increase. The tentative agreement, reached after a marathon 21-hour negotiating session between union and employers' representatives in the large eastern state of Saxony, is expected to be quickly ratified, then accepted elsewhere.
BUSINESS
March 10, 1992 | TYLER MARSHALL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Nearly 18 months after achieving their dream of unification, the Germans face a series of economic problems that look more like a nightmare than the results of a wish come true. While experts remain convinced that unity and the collapse of communism in Europe will eventually increase Germany's economic might, the Continent's industrial giant is suffering a collection of interim ills.
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