The one-hour warning strike was organized by Unity, one of the car-plant’s trade unions established nine years ago. The AvtoVAZ strikers had threatened to halt the plant’s chief assembly line. The Unity trade union leader Pyotr Zolotaryov confirmed the strike took place on Tuesday from 11-45 am till 12-45. Zolotaryov told that the strikers’ aim was to force the plant’s management to satisfy the trade union’s demands for talks with the company’s executives. By Gazeta.Ru.
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