Pay dispute at Honda's China plant settled, production resumed

15:31, June 05, 2010      

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Labor dispute at a spare parts plant of Japan's second-largest automaker Honda in south China's Guangdong Province has been settled, the company and some employees confirmed.

Honda Auto Parts Manufacturing Company, a factory wholly-owned by Honda Motors Co. in Foshan City, Guangdong, said in a statement late Friday that representatives from its management and workers had reached a consensus on pay after days of consultations.

The document gave no details about pay rises or any new remuneration packages, though it offered an apology of the company's management for "inconvenience" as a result of the dispute.

A worker, who only gave his surname as Li, told Xinhua Saturday the plant had agreed to increase wages by an additional 134 yuan a month.

"Plus the 366 yuan increase it offered earlier this week, each worker expects a 500-yuan (73.5 U.S. dollars) rise for monthly salary," Li said.

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