Volkswagen AG's Puebla, Mexico, plant resumed work last Wednesday (Aug. 23) following a five-day strike by the Independent Union of Volkswagen Workers that idled operations there. The shutdown cost VW an estimated 6,000 units of production. Some 12,600 union members returned to the assembly line after a federal arbitration board decided that the work stoppage was illegal because the union didn't take proper steps in notfying VW managemnet of the strike. The squabble is over pay, with ...

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