Beginning today, workers at Hyundai and Kia plants in Korea are working on a new schedule that reduces their hours and ends the burdensome overnight operation that has been in place for nearly 50 years. Previously, both Hyundai and Kia operated two 10-hour shifts, with the second lasting through the night. The new schedule calls for an 8-hour day shift and a 9-hour afternoon shift. Although there is a reduction in the number of hours employees will work, there is no cut in ...

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