Australian auto parts maker Tristar Steering & Suspension Australia Ltd. escalates its industrial-relations dispute by firing a shop steward for speaking to the media and politicians, the Australian newspaper reports. Marty Peek, who had worked at the supplier’s Sydney plant for 35 years, broke down and cried when he was called in and dismissed, the newspaper says. Peek earlier told the media Tristar is paying 33 long-term workers to report to work and do nothing until a redundancy ...

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