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Toyota to raise wages for the first time since 2008


As Japan’s largest company and the biggest automaker in the world is forecasted to reach record profits in 2014, Toyota has finally gave in to union requests in its home country to raise the base salary, a first since 2008. According to Senior Managing Officer Naoki Miyazaki, the base wage increase for each Toyota Motor Workers’ Union average member would go ...
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