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Old 08-20-2012, 11:36 PM
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Aug 20 (Reuters) - Hyundai Motor's labour union in South Korea plans to stage a partial strike on Tuesday and Wednesday, a union spokesman said, stepping up the pressure on the automaker in ongoing annual wage talks.

"The company offered compromise proposals during today's talks, but they are short of meeting our expectations ... We will continue talks tomorrow," said the spokesman, Kwon Oh-il.

The union, which last year picked militant leader Moon Yong-moon to replace its moderate former head, staged a series of partial strike in July and August in its first walk-out in four years.
Hyundai Motor union to stage partial strike Tuesday, Wednesday | Reuters
The most contentious issues include unions' calls to scrap overnight work and turn in-house subcontracted workers into regular ones.
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in-house subcontracted workers hold sticks as they try to enter the assembly lines to hold a sit-in protest, after the management and its private security contractors used fire extinguishers, water and shields to suppress them while policemen surround the plant of the automaker in Ulsan, about 410 km (256 miles) southeast of Seoul, late August 20, 2012. Hundreds of irregular workers of the car maker demonstrated
Fire hoses and extinguishers?
Not good old corporate rich guys.
who'd a thunk it?
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Default Re: Hyundai Motor union to stage partial strike Tuesday, Wednesday

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Fire hoses and extinguishers?
Not good old corporate rich guys.
who'd a thunk it?
Hope they get the Reagan treatment
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Default Re: Hyundai Motor union to stage partial strike Tuesday, Wednesday

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Fire hoses and extinguishers?
Not good old corporate rich guys.
who'd a thunk it?
Not good?...

Why don't you comment on the FIRST part of the statement?...

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in-house subcontracted workers hold sticks as they try to enter the assembly lines to hold a sit-in protest
Oh, you don't have a problem with THAT part of it...
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They still make Hyundais?! What about Yugos?
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They still make Hyundais?! What about Yugos?
Actually, Hyundais are a pretty good car for the money.
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Fire them all and then hire a bunch of unemployed American autoworkers to take their places.
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