Members of the Hyundai Branch of the Korea Metal Workers Union, joined by their counterparts at Hyundai affiliate Kia, staged partial strikes against the automakers Friday, Aug. 22, to protest stalled contract talks. Workers at both companies called 4-hour strikes on both the day and afternoon shifts. The KMWU says on its website it had no choice but to call a strike as Hyundai negotiators would not budge on any of the union’s major proposals, including the key demand that the ...

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