Kia management anxiously await the Friday (Sept. 13) ratification vote on a tentative collective- bargaining agreement reached early Thursday in Korea. The deal was signed at the end of a session that ran for more than 10 hours Wednesday, Sept. 11, at the same time workers at all three Kia plants in Korea were holding 4-hour partial strikes on each of two shifts. A source tells WardsAuto the partial strikes have resulted inlost production time of 88.7 hours, equivalent to 23,737 ...

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