The Canadian Press

1996-10-02 | Auto talks CAW Chrysler

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The Canadian Auto Workers claimed a big victory in bargaining with Chrysler. The pattern contract for the Big Three carmakers in Canada contained provisions to deal with outsourcing -- Chrysler agreed to replace any job it contracts out with a similar job at one its plants. But the issue was much more difficult for GM, which hadn't done as much restructuring as Chrysler and Ford. GM negotiator Dean Munger said the CAW's demands would not let the company run its business in the way it sees fit.

Date: 1996-10-02
Placeline: TORONTO, Ontario.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 21 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << we have some competitive pressures associated with our internal business and we have to be in a position where we can divest in those cases that we're trying to divest and we need to be able to continue to work towards improving our operations in and that's what these discussions are all about >>