The U.K.’s Amicus labor union says it has secured a pact with Honda Motor Co. Ltd. to bring an end to compulsory overtime at Honda’s Swindon, U.K., assembly plant. Under the “Working Time Directive,” overtime did not begin until after the 48-hour week maximum had been reached. “This has regularly resulted in ‘excessive’ compulsory overtime at the end of the late shift for tired and angry staff,” says Amicus in a statement. Now Amicus says compulsory production overtime will be ...

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