Labour Shortage Prompts Further Strike Action in Hungary's Car Industry

2019. március 12.


Workers at South Korea’s Hankook Tire plant in Hungary went on strike on Tuesday, demanding an 18 percent wage increase, the VDSZ trade union said, as a labour shortage puts pressure on the car industry. - The industry accounts for nearly a third of Hungary’s manufacturing output and is a major driver of exports and economic growth but wages are rising sharply as companies find it hard to find skilled workers. More...