IG Metall demands 10-year job guarantee in Thyssen/Tata talks | Reuters

ESSEN, Germany (Reuters) - IG Metall, Germany’s largest union, has called for a 10-year guarantee for jobs, sites and investments at Thyssenkrupp’s steel business as a condition for agreeing to a planned merger with Tata Steel. A logo of ThyssenKrupp AG is pictured outside the ThyssenKrupp headquarters in Essen, November 23, 2017

Reuters November 23, 2017 17:08:06 IST
IG Metall demands 10-year job guarantee in Thyssen/Tata talks | Reuters

IG Metall demands 10year job guarantee in ThyssenTata talks  ReutersESSEN, Germany (Reuters) - IG Metall, Germany’s largest union, has called for a 10-year guarantee for jobs, sites and investments at Thyssenkrupp’s steel business as a condition for agreeing to a planned merger with Tata Steel. A logo of ThyssenKrupp AG is pictured outside the ThyssenKrupp headquarters in Essen, November 23, 2017. REUTERS/Thilo Schmuelgen“We call for a decade of security for employment, locations, factories and investments. That’s what it will be about in subsequent negotiations,” Detlef Wetzel, deputy supervisory board chairman of Thyssenkrupp Steel Europe, said on Thursday. He was presenting IG Metall’s demands during a demonstration of workers at Thyssenkrupp’s tin plate production site in Andernach.

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