Unionized workers at South Korea’s four largest auto makers walked off the job for four hours Thursday, demanding management negotiate new labor contracts with an umbrella labor group, rather than individual plant unions. Workers at Hyundai Motor Co. Ltd., Kia Motors Corp., GM Daewoo Auto & Technology Co. and Ssangyong Motors Corp. joined in the partial strike. Their unions are demanding the Korea Metal Workers Union represent them collectively. Hyundai has 44,000 unionized workers, ...
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