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German regional state to sue VW over diesel scandal: FAZ

German regional state to sue VW over diesel scandal: FAZ

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – The German state of Baden-Wuerttemberg plans to sue Volkswagen over the carmaker’s cheating of emissions tests, newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ) reported on Monday. The federal state’s bodies, including police forces, purchased Volkswagen vehicles that were equipped with a device to rig diesel emissions tests and the paper quoted a state finance [...]

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Costs for early retirement of workers to slash Bezeq’s 2018 profit

Costs for early retirement of workers to slash Bezeq’s 2018 profit

TEL AVIV (Reuters) – Bezeq Israel Telecom said on Monday its expected 2018 annual profit would fall by almost half after approving a cost cutting plan to retire 337 workers early at an expense of 512 million shekels ($136 million). The expense would be in addition to 90 million shekels set aside in the first [...]

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German union calls strike at Amazon warehouses

German union calls strike at Amazon warehouses

DUESSELDORF, Germany (Reuters) – German trade union Verdi called on workers at two Amazon (AMZN.O) logistic centers to strike on Monday, part of a long-running campaign for better pay and conditions. Verdi has organized frequent strikes at Amazon in Germany since 2013 to press demands for the retailer to raise pay for warehouse workers in [...]

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