Showdown at General Motors

As the deadline for a new contract passes, the U.A. W. calls a selective strike

"As Yogi Berra says, 'It's never over 'til it's over,' and that's true of negotiations as well." So said United Auto Workers President Owen Bieber early last Saturday morning, after the midnight deadline had passed for a new contract agreement between the U.A.W. and General Motors. The union had just announced that it was authorizing workers at 13 key GM facilities to go on strike, purportedly because of local grievances, while it continued bargaining for a new labor...

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