FRANCE: U.S. Auto Parts Maker Defies Strike
A helicopter is being used by a U.S. auto parts maker whose operations have been seriously curtailed by a workers' strike. The company is airlifting products past the pickets. Half the production workers at Dura Automotive Systems Inc.'s site in Talaudiere in south-central France have been picketing the plant since Thursday to demand better wages, preventing raw materials from getting in and products from being shipped out.
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