Brazilian assembly plants in the state of Sao Paulo remain shuttered late last week as a result of 60,000 striking union members who walked off the job Nov.13 demanding a 9%-10% wage hike. The labor strife is affecting production at Ford Motor Co., Volkswagen AG, General Motors Corp., DaimlerChrysler AG, Toyota Motor Corp., Honda Motor Co. Ltd. and Scania AB assembly plants. About 4,000 units are being lost daily. Manufacturers say they can't offer more than a 6.5% pay increase and sought to ...
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