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Next up for UAW: Chrysler

Oct 8, 2007
Reports are out that Chrysler is supposed to make a deal with the UAW within the next two days, or face a potential strike. But this scenario differs from GM's. Alisa Roth reports.
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Credit score versus insurance rates

Oct 2, 2007
Congress is taking up the issue of whether a person's credit score should determine their insurance rate. Consumer groups find the practice discriminatory. Steve Tripoli has more.
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Worker strike strikes workers

Sep 28, 2007
The first nationwide strike against General Motors in 37 years came and went during the past week. Bob Moon looks back and reports on the effectiveness of strikes in this era of labor relations.
Posted In: Auto, Health, Jobs

Health-care deal just a start for GM

Sep 26, 2007
One of the key agreements in the new GM-UAW contract is a trust fund for employee and retiree health care benefits. It allows GM to erase tens of billions of dollars of liability from its books. But it still might not be enough. Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: Auto, Health, Jobs

UAW and GM strike a deal

Sep 26, 2007
The United Auto Workers and General Motors have come to a tentative agreement, effectively ending the union strike. GM spokesman Tom Wickham told Lisa Napoli the deal closed a major competitive gap.
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UAW's fight is our fight

Sep 25, 2007
There's no indication how long the United Auto Workers strike against General Motors will last, or how much damage it might do to an already battered economy. But commentator Dan Neil says the strike is about something bigger than that, anyway.
Posted In: Auto, Jobs

A defining point for the auto industry

Sep 25, 2007
What effect will the United Auto Workers strike have on General Motors, and how long can it last? Doug Krizner asked Micki Maynard from The New York Times, who said the UAW could be at it for weeks.
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Union is set for a long standoff

Sep 24, 2007
The UAW is about as set as it can be for a walkout, with about $800 million in its strike fund -- enough to give every striker $200 a day and medical benefits for two months. Kai Ryssdal talked with Doug Rademacher, president of UAW local 602 in Lansing, Mich.
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UAW workers strike General Motors

Sep 24, 2007
At General Motors this morning 73,000 UAW members walked off the job and onto the picket lines in the first nationwide strike against an American car maker since 1976. Until the walkout, negotiations had appeared positive. Alisa Roth reports on where things got off track.
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UAW strike a possibility

Sep 24, 2007
The UAW deadline of 11 a.m. eastern is fast approaching, and 73,000 autoworkers could strike if a deal with GM isn't reached. Both sides are still hush on the details. Jeremy Hobson has more.
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