The Canadian Press

1993-10-03 | CAW-GM

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The Canadian Auto Workers reached an agreement with the Big Three. It marked the first time in 30 years the union and the major automakers avoided a strike during bargaining. The deal was essentially the same at all three carmakers -- small wages increases, improved pensions and benefits and arrangements to spread the jobs around. CAW president Buzz Hargrove said the union challenged the corporate, political, right-wing agenda in the country that said in today's environment workers must take less. He said it was a good sign for working people across the country. (CAW and Ford reached a deal October 14th.)

Date: 1993-10-03
Placeline: Toronto, ON, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 23 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << when the prime minister saying that there's no new jobs until the end of the century we come out here creating, over two thousand jobs at General Motors and Chrysler over three thousand we're just heading into Ford's next week and we intend to make jobs a major issue with for awhile so this is that this is a very good overall agreement for a for good times is, is a an incredible agreement, for tough times >>

Clip ID: 19931003CPCN001