Despite growing public opposition, Hyundai Motor Co. Ltd.’s labor union carried out its threatened partial work stoppage Jan.15 to protest the amount of workers’ year-end bonuses. Workers walked off the job for four hours on each of two shifts at the auto maker’s Ulsan, Asan and Jeonju, South Korea, plants, with strikes scheduled to again take place on Jan. 17. Hyundai workers received 100% bonus payouts instead of the 150% they had hoped for because the auto maker said it did not reach ...

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