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Volkswagen to cut all temporary staff

Latest update : 2009-02-28

German auto group Volkswagen plans to cut all of its 16,500 temporary staff by the end of the year, according to the company's head Martin Winterkorn.

AFP - German auto maker Volkswagen will cut all of its temporary staff, which numbered some 16,500 in 2008, company head Martin Winterkorn said in an interview with Der Spiegel magazine.
  
Asked how many temporary workers the company will have by the end of the year, Winterkorn said: "We will no longer employ any of them. It is dreadful for those concerned, but there is no other solution."

Date created : 2009-02-28

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