Volkswagen Avoids Clashes With Mexican Unions

October 2003
Latin America Monitor: Mexico Monitor;Oct2003, Vol. 20 Issue 10, p7
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Reports on the action taken by German carmaker Volkswagen AG (VW) in order to avoid further strikes at its Puebla-based plant in Mexico. Agreement of VW to cut back on the working week instead of imposing lay-offs; Reason for the company's decision to reduce local production; Decline in exports.


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