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Volkswagen's Slovak plant workers call strike over wage demand

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PRAGUE (Reuters) - Workers at Volkswagen's Slovak factory voted to strike from Tuesday over demands for a higher wage rise, the carmaker's union said on Wednesday.The union expects majority participation in the strike, leading to a production stop, union officials were quoted as saying in local media.The union said in a statement the strike would be unlimited.VW's Slovak unit said last week that union demands for a 16 percent pay hike were unacceptable.The company has offered a base pay rise of 4.3 percent, along with a one-off payment of 350 euros and other bonuses. (Reporting by Jason ...

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First Published: Wed, June 14 2017. 18:58 IST