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Number of part-time auto workers to soar
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Number of part-time auto workers to soar

Published on: 13 Jan 2009 08:30 CET

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Workers pushed into part-time positions could triple by spring, the auto industry expert from the University of Essen-Duisburg said.

According to the federal employment agency, some 93,979 part-time auto workers were registered for December 2008. But Dudenhöffer told Bild that due to the "dramatic position" that shorter days would be a "theme" for all of 2009 for auto manufacturers.

DDP/The Local(news@thelocal.de)