Ford Motor Co. of Australia Ltd. says a strike at a supplier plant so far has cost the auto maker A$77 million ($62.8 million) in lost vehicle production. The auto maker laid off 1,850 employees after unionized workers walked off the job at South African-owned plastic-parts supplier Venture Industries Australia Pty. Ltd. in a dispute over A$25 million ($21 million) in layoff benefits. Another 1,000 employees at Ford’s smaller suppliers also were put out of work due to the Venture ...
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