• Kyodo


In a move that could affect this spring’s labor-management wage talks, the Daihatsu Motor Co. group’s labor union is considering demanding a pay-scale hike of at least 1 percent, sources said Wednesday.

This is the first numerical request to be heard from the auto industry and will be finalized next Tuesday by the Daihatsu labor federation, which consists of about 25,000 employees, the sources said.

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