UPDATE 2-Volkswagen strike in Mexico ends with new pay deal

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(Adds Volkswagen comment) MEXICO CITY, Aug 23 (Reuters) - Volkswagen and union leaders at its Mexico plant, which makes the popular New Beetle cars, agreed to a new pay deal on Wednesday, ending a strike that began last week. Under the deal, about 9,700 union workers at the Volkswagen plant in Puebla, east of Mexico City, will receive a 4 percent wage increase plus benefits worth another 1.5 percent. "The most important thing is that the problem is resolved," Deputy Minister Emilio ...

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