PUEBLA, Mexico — Volkswagen AG reaches a new wage deal with workers at its assembly plant here. The pact ends nearly two weeks of labor strife, including a five-day strike that began Aug. 18 and reportedly cost the automaker US$7 million a day. Officials for the Independent Union of Volkswagen Workers, which represents 12,600 employees at the facility, say the new contract includes a 13% increase in basic pay, a 5% bonus linked to productivity and 3% in other bonuses. The deal is ...
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