GM inks labor deal with workers at three German factories

|By:, SA News Editor

General Motors (GM) unit Opel has signed a labor agreement with workers at its plants in Ruesselsheim, Kaiserslautern and Eisenach in Germany.

The deal covers 7,150 employees and guarantees job protection until 2018.

The inking of the contract comes as another factory in Germany, Bochum, is due to stop producing cars at the end of 2014 as part of GM's attempts to turn around its loss-making European operations.