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Deutsche Telekom and union reach wage agreement - union

Brochures with the logo of Deutsche Telekom AG are pictured at the shop in the headquarters of German telecommunications giant in Bonn

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Deutsche Telekom <DTEGn.DE> and labour have reached a 24-month wage agreement that covers 60,000 workers, the Verdi union said on Thursday.

The agreement was reached within a week over digital conferencing to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, and it involves a wage increase of between 4.6% and 5%.

(Reporting by Tom Sims; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)