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German Workers Unions in Turmoil

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German Workers Unions in Turmoil

German Workers Unions in Turmoil

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Labor unions have long been a powerful economic and political force in Germany. But after the failure of a recent metal workers strike, unions are facing an uncertain future. Analysts suggest Germany's unions need to focus more on job security than securing benefits. NPR's Emily Harris reports.