CANBERRA – Federal Workplace Relations Minister Tony Abbott warns the automotive industry not to accept any more union contracts that restrict managers' right to change work practices. Abbott reportedly has written to the car makers – Ford Motor Co., Holden Ltd., Mitsubishi Motors Corp. and Toyota Motor Corp. – and the main car parts manufacturers to criticize their contracts with unions. "If we want workers to earn A$100,000 ($66,050) a year, we're not going to do it by having workers ...
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