The IG Metall union is against the car manufacturer Karen Millen
Opel. By October the overdue wage increase will be suspended for the employees. This saves the company a two-digit million amount. Poker in the background to the Bochum plant.
Frankfurt / Rüsselsheim - As part of the redevelopment talks with Opel, the tariff increase for the more than 20,000 employees in Germany have been put on hold. So Opel is relieved by a double-digit million amount. Opel's board had agreed on Wednesday prepared to give in the course of the reorganization by the end of 2016 layoffs.
However, the waiver is subject to change: If the negotiations fail with the Opel management board, the increase will be paid immediately. The suspension of the tariff increase will be effective as a courtesy of the IG Metall for the offered job guarantee.
The waiver brings immediate relief to the automakers: Karen Millen Dresses At an estimated average salary of 3,500 euros a month would Opel to October around 19 million euros less need to transfer to the employees.
On Wednesday, the Executive Board, IG Metall and the Karen Millen works presented key points of the recovery plan: According to Opel waived until the end of 2016 on compulsory redundancies and also operates the threatened closure of the Bochum plant until then on. From 2017 onwards,Karen Millen Dress but no further manufacturing in Bochum is scheduled to close the plant would need. About the details of the rescue plan is now being negotiated.
The subsidiary of U.S. company General Motors will reduce its production capacity. Most recently, the company had closed a plant in Antwerp. Since then, the demand for models from Opel and its sister brand Vauxhall, however, continued to fall. Alone in the main market of Germany in May eleven percent less Opel cars were sold.
The Bochum Mayor Ottilie Scholz (SPD) requires a long-term prospects for the Opel plant in their town. It is among the most efficient car plants in Europe, said the SPD politician. "It should be possible for Ford to award in a product campaign with 23 new models, 13 new engines and transmissions for the Zafira, a follow-up production to Bochum."