Hyundai Motor Co. Ltd. union workers emphatically defeat a tentative wage and reduced-work agreement, jolting management at the auto maker. “It is certainly a surprise,” a Hyundai spokesman tells Ward’s. “It’s really not understandable. We made what we think is a very good offer.” The ratification vote was tallied late last night. Voter participation was high, with 42,886 workers, or 95.4% of the Hyundai workforce, casting ballots. Of those who voted, some 26,252 workers, or 61.2%, ...

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