Nearly 25,000 metalworkers in the Sao Paulo area of Brazil, employed by auto makers including Volkswagen AG and Ford Motor Co., went on strike Oct. 29 in a wage dispute. The workers, members of Brazil’s ABC Metalworkers union, walked off the job after rejecting a plan for a 15.7% pay hike on Oct. 28. They are requesting a 20% increase to compensate for inflation in the region, says Reuters. Although the majority of the striking workers are employed by Volkswagen (14,778) and Ford (5,700 ...
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