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UAW Strikes Chrysler, Long Strike Could Hurt

October 10, 2007
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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UAW Local at Key GM Plant Ratifies Contract

October 3, 2007
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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GM, UAW Reach Tentative Settlement

September 26, 2007
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
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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