A strike at Australian exhaust system supplier, Walker Australia, a division of Tenneco Automotive Inc., causes Toyota Motor Corp. to shut down its Australian auto plant April 29 after running out of exhaust systems. Some 450 workers at Walker voted that same day to continue the illegal 10-day-old strike for two more days, which is in defiance of an industrial relations commission order to return to work. Workers are arguing over a trust fund to protect worker entitlements. So far the ...

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