Ford Motor Co. of Australia Ltd. lays off another 600 workers at its Campbellfield and Geelong plants and launches legal action to end a strike at plastics components supplier Ventura Industries Australia Pty. Ltd. The idled workers are in addition to the 1,250 employees the auto maker previously laid off due to the strike at Venture over voluntary redundancies. Ford wants the Industrial Relations Commission to have the bargaining period between Venture and its workers suspended, which, ...

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