Tuesday, February 6, 2007

Tuesday Morning News

Dr Z’s ‘Project X’
The Chrysler Group will be more tightly integrated into its German parent, sharing engineering, platforms, and parts with Mercedes according to a “secret” report obtained by the Detroit News. The result for UAW workers: 10,000 jobs eliminated, two plants closed.
Chrysler's secret comeback plan

Twin Cities Janitors Reach Deal
SEIU Local 26 has a tentative contract settlement covering 4200 Twin Cities janitors. Starting in July full-time workers will be able to obtain health insurance, 20 dollars a month for single, 75 for family coverage. Wages will rise ten percent over three years.
Twin Cities janitors declare contract victory

More Stories
Union leader speaks about workers rights, civil rights
Allied Seeks to Shred Labor Contracts
Battle looms over right to unionize
Ford Workers Strike For 30 Percent Raise–In Russia
Union election sought by workers at furniture plant
Union ballot for clay jobs strike
Shanghai Says Winning Fight to Stay Above Water
Farmworkers Reopen Pesticide Lawsuit

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