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Michigan / General Motors Strike #180422

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jun 12, 1998
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) The spread of the General Motors strike to other plants reported; map shown.

(Chicago: Jim Williams) The ongoing labor strike with General Motors Corporation over jobs featured; scenes shown of picketers in Flint, Michigan. [Striking General Motors Corporation worker Bob GUENTHER - speaks out.] [First Chicago economist Diane SWONK, Crain's Automotive News Keith CRAIN - outline GM's productivity problems.] Profit and output per vehicle for Ford and General Motors Corporation compared on screen. The problem of work rules at the striking Flint plant noted. [Auto industry analyst Stephen GIRKSY - says investors want a hard line against the UAW (United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America) union.]

Gibson, Charles;
Williams, Jim

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