Hyundai says it lost production of 2,106 units Aug. 20, the first day of a 2-day partial strike by members of the Korea Metal Workers Union. Similar losses are expected when the union stages a second 4-hour walkout Aug. 21. The strike action was authorized last week by 80.4% of Hyundai’s 45,000 KMWU members who cast ballots. Workers at Hyundai affiliate Kia approved a walkout by an 81.4% margin, but production has continued as their branch of the union has not announced its strike ...
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