CANBERRA – The Australian Mfg. Workers Union is seeking 12 days paid menstrual leave annually for women working for Toyota Motor Corp. Australia Ltd. The unusual request is one of 600 demands the union is seeking in a new 3-year contract with the auto maker that covers about 4,000 workers, up to 12% of them women. The union also is seeking improved childcare as well as a 15% annual pay increase. It is the first time the union has sought a menstrual-leave provision that would be in ...

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