SEOUL -- Hyundai Motor Co. Ltd. may be enjoying record export sales in the U.S. and Korea and record high profit figures, too, but the company’s production operations are being hamstrung by union walkouts that are giving executives the jitters. The crux of the problem is the union’s quest for absolute job guarantees, meaning no worker redundancies or reductions, no layoffs and a guaranteed income, a Hyundai spokesperson says. These demands are being made as Hyundai and its subsidiary, ...

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