Korea's Hyundai Motor could strike over 5-day week

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SEOUL, Nov 1 (Reuters) - The labour union at South Korea's largest automaker, Hyundai Motor Co , is threatening to strike if parliament backs a government proposal to bring in a five-day work week from 2003, a union official said on Friday. The move follows a threat by the militant umbrella union group, the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions, to call a general strike over the issue. The KCTU opposes the plan to shorten the working week to 40 hours from 44 because, it says, the ...

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