Striking Hungarian VW Workers Seek Parent Company Aid in Dispute

(Bloomberg) -- Workers at Volkswagen AG’s Audi factory in Hungary vowed to continue their strike and asked for help from the automaker’s headquarters in Germany after rejecting several wage offers made by local management during the weekend.

The work stoppage that began Thursday has paralyzed engine and car production in the western Hungarian city of Gyor, site of one of the flagship European factories of Volkswagen’s premium brand and a key contributor to Hungary’s industrial output.

The union “decided to directly inform the manager in charge at the parent company and to jointly resolve the situation with their personal involvement," the union said on its website after evening talks on Saturday.

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