Toyota

Toyota workers in India continue strike

Strike Toyota Kirloskar factory India

A strike by Indian workers at a Toyota Kirloskar auto factory near Bangalore bear a striking resemblance to the strike of Honda workers in Foshan, China in the spring of 2010 that set off a strike wave in Guangdong of auto workers at other companies (like Toyota), as well as electronics and even brewery workers. Confirming Beverly Silver's research on patterns of labor unrest, there have already been militant strikes at automakers Hyundai, Honda, Mahindra & Mahindra, and Maruti Suzuki in India.

Unite union negotiates pay cut for members at Toyota

The Unite union has negotiated a 10% wage cut for its members at Toyota plants in Derby and North Wales.

Wave of strikes and agreements in Brazilian car industry

Workers at major car industry plants in Brazil went on strike during September in support of their demands for improved pay.

Brazil: Autoworkers vote to continue strike

9,000 workers striking at car plants in the south of the country have voted to extend their strike.

Wild ride - a different perspective on the Czech car industry

1980s-1990s: The Myths of the Toyota System

Nomura Masami on the myths of the Toyota system of management, in PDF format.

India Toyota workers to launch hunger strike

The Toyota Kirloskar Motor Workers' union yesterday announced that its members will begin hunger strikes today (Monday) to win its demands in the dispute which has escalated over the past three weeks with wildcat strikes and large scale arrests.

Government bans Indian Toyota strike

Bangalore: The State Government has prohibited the workers' strike at Bidadi plant of carmaker Toyota Kirloskar Motor Private Ltd. and has referred all issues such as the sacking of three union activists by the management, this subsequent strike by the employees and the lockout to additional labour court for adjudication.

India Toyota: 1,000 return to work

Bangalore: Over 1,000 employees affiliated to the Toyota Kirloskar Motor Union today resumed work after tendering a modified version of the 'good conduct declaration' prepared by the management.

1,300 Toyota employees arrested

1,300 employees at Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM), were arrested on Saturday as they gathered at the State Labour Secretary's office after buses failed to pick them up from work.