ARCHIV - 08.10.2019, Nürnberg: Das Logo der IG Metall hängt über der Bühne beim ordentlichen Gewerkschaftstag der IG Metall. Nach umfangreichen Beratungen will der Vorstand der IG Metall an diesem Montag in Berlin die Forderung für die Tarifrunde der deutschen Metall- und Elektroindustrie festlegen. (zu dpa «Vorstand der IG Metall will Forderung für Tarifrunde beschließen») Foto: Daniel Karmann/dpa +++ dpa-Bildfunk +++

Trade unionist Irene Schulz temporarily becomes the new IG Metall district leader for Berlin, Brandenburg and Saxony. The 58-year-old will temporarily take over the office until December in addition to her function as executive board member, IG Metall announced on Wednesday.

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The board decided that evening. A long-term solution should be found at the top by the end of the year. Schulz takes over the management from Birgit Dietze, who resigned from the position at the beginning of July for personal reasons after less than two years.