A 6-day strike at Kia Motors Corp.’s main vehicle assembly plant reportedly has cost the auto maker almost $50 million, or 2,900 units of lost production. Unionized workers began the strike Feb. 16 because Kia filed a lawsuit against union leaders regarding a previous strike over safety standards at the plant, says Reuters. Kia says it filed the lawsuit on grounds the earlier strike was illegal and unilateral. About half of Kia’s 23,000 unionized workers are employed at the plant, which ...
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