German local union IG Metall called on its 16,000 Airbus members to go on a one-day strike Friday at the manufacturer’s four German plants. The union said employees should stop work at 9:15 a.m. local time at factories in Hamburg, Bremen, Buxtehude and Stade. IG Metall said 18 months of negotiations with Airbus on future wages and contracts were suspended Wednesday after disagreements on the use of temporary staff. Airbus employs 3,500 temporary staff (22% of the workforce). The ...

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