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Exclusive: Trade union sets deadline in talks over Thyssenkrupp-Tata venture

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DUESSELDORF (Reuters) - IG Metall has given Thyssenkrupp until Dec. 22 to agree to job, plant and investment guarantees for a chance of winning the powerful German trade union's backing of the planned European steel merger with Tata Steel."We are putting an end to this process of playing for time. We will negotiate until Dec. 22 and that will be the end," labour representative Detlef Wetzel, who is also deputy supervisory board chairman of Thyssenkrupp Steel Europe, told Reuters on Monday."If there is a negotiation outcome by then we will let IG Metall members vote on it."The deadline puts ...

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First Published: Mon, December 04 2017. 19:43 IST