Combined heat and power plant of the Volkswagen plant in Wolfsburg. picture alliance / | Daniel Kalker
As recently as Monday morning, the media reported that Volkswagen did not have to go on short-time work at the main plant in Wolfsburg. According to research by Business Insider, the turning point is now: The car manufacturer is letting its workforce go on short-time work. Business Insider learned this from corporate circles. The workforce was informed on Monday morning.
A company spokesman confirmed on request that short-time work will run in different shifts from September 11th to 29th.
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