General Motors And UAW

DETROIT (AP) -- Picketing United Auto Workers workers who walked out of Chrysler plants today didn't accumulate very much mileage, now that a tentative agreement has been reached.

The walkout lasted about six hours.

Details of the tentative agreement aren't available. UAW's president says workers should report for their next available shift.

UAW members at 19 of 24 U.S. Chrysler factories and several other facilities left their jobs for the picket lines at 11 a.m.

Among the major issues being hashed out were funding for a union-run trust that would handle future retiree health care bills and promises that future products will be built at U.S. factories.

The UAW also says members have ratified a four-year deal with General Motors.

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  • by Rob Location: Wisconsin on Oct 11, 2007 at 02:09 AM
    Now we wait to see if temps were hired or thrown under the bus.
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