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UAW Strikes Chrysler, Long Strike Could Hurt

October 10, 2007
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The UAW went on strike against Chrysler LLC at 11 a.m. Eastern time today, October 10, after contract negotiations failed to reach a deal by the strike deadline. The stoppage affects 49,000 UAW-represented hourly employees at 31 U.S. factories and technical centers.
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Can the UAW Take the Wheel and Steer Its Health Care Obligations to Workers and Retirees

October 8, 2007
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For its proposed health care trust to work, the union will have to change retiree behavior or reduce what it pays medical providers.
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UAW Local at Key GM Plant Ratifies Contract

October 3, 2007
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UAW workers have ratified the newly negotiated contract with General Motors at the first big assembly plant to hold a vote. Lansing, Michigan, is first major factory to complete voting on the contract.
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UAW to Begin Contract Ratification Process; GM Production Back to Normal

September 28, 2007
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The UAW leadership has called local presidents and shop chairs to Detroit on Friday, September 28, to share details of the union’s tentative contract agreement with General Motors.
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New Car Deal UAW Provides Details of Pact With GM

September 28, 2007
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Automaker agrees to new-vehicle programs at 16 U.S. plants and would initially fund the UAW’s health care trust fund with $29.9 billion, with an additional $5.4 billion in future years.
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UAW Expects Pattern Contract With Ford, Chrysler

September 27, 2007
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Labor negotiators at both automakers said they are waiting to hear which company will be the next to work out a new contract with the labor union.
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GM, UAW Reach Tentative Settlement

September 26, 2007
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The four-year deal includes a comprehensive health care trust fund for UAW retirees and broad job guarantees for UAW workers in the U.S. The deal could mean the end of defined health care benefits for the automaker's retirees.
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UAW Strikes GM Plants

September 24, 2007
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This is the first unionwide strike against General Motors since 1970 and the first work stoppage by the union since a 54-day walkout in 1998 at a parts-making facility in Flint, Michigan, that cost GM $3 billion.
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AFL-CIO Pushes Universal Health Care as Top Priority in '08 Election

September 24, 2007
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The AFL-CIO used the release of federal data showing a drop in the number of Americans who get employer-sponsored health care to launch a nationwide campaign to make universal health insurance the centerpiece of the 2008 presidential election.
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