VW works council head Bernd Osterloh has warned in the course of the supplier dispute Volkswagen before dismissals. “Core workforce is permanent workforce,” Osterloh told the “Bild” newspaper. “If anyone should dare to want to break there, we would also need the board collapse!” In was then talking on the supervisory board, so Osterloh. As employee representatives, he heard this on also.
The dispute between Volkswagen and the Saxon suppliers ES Automobilguss and Car Trim, belonging to the Prevent Group, kicks from Monday to flow through to the production of the Golf. Once started, this weekend production stop holding is expected to end next Saturday (August 27) to the bands for the main VW model at its main plant in Wolfsburg.
30,000 employees threatens working hours
Corresponding layers the workforce fall out, short-time work is checked. In Zwickau the assembly for the Gulf and for the Passat due to lack of transmission parts and seat covers should also rest. In business Passat Emden already reduced working hours were logged for thousands of workers. A total of almost 30,000 VW employees could be affected.
Volkswagen and the two behind the suppliers standing Prevent group announced that the beginning of the week to continue their previously interrupted negotiations on a solution to the dispute. Prevent accuses VW of having certain contracts terminated without notice and without reason. On the other hand one wants to fight with the delivery stop. The Group, however calls by counterparties in meeting existing supply agreements.
Daimler also has trouble with Prevent
As the “Süddeutsche Zeitung” reported, meanwhile, has also Daimler trouble with the Prevent Group , Accordingly, the District Court of Braunschweig a lawsuit in the millions of Prevent against Daimler pending, which is supposed to be about job layoffs from 2013.
A Daimler spokesman confirmed on request of the newspaper that you be legal in one confrontation located, however, continue in “very limited” with the Prevent group work with.
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