By Emmanuel Tumanjong
Special to Dow Jones Newswires
The government of Chad entered talks Monday with CotonTchad SN and its workers to prevent strike action relating to a pay dispute.
A strike would be the second such action by workers amid claims that the state-run cotton company gives preferential remuneration to foreign workers.
Chad's Minister of Trade Ali Djadda Kampard said negotiations with CotonTchad management to resolve the issue are under way.
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