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General Motors Strike / Settlement #181382

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 28, 1998
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Flint, Michigan: Ron Claiborne) Announcement of an end to the General Motors strike featured; scenes shown of the original walkout on June 5. [Two PICKETERS, General Motors Corporation vice president Gerald KNECHTEL, UAW (United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America) SPOKESMAN - comment on the settlement.] [First Chicago Bank Diane SWONK - explains the pressure on the UAW.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(New York: Betsy Stark) The dilemma for GM, which needs to change it manufacturing system to increase productivity, examined. [Auto analyst John CASESA - doubts it was worth it for GM; says General Motors Corporation needs to "outsource."] [Automotive News Keith CRAIN - says General Motors Corporation achieved nothing after weeks of strike.]

Claiborne, Ron;
Jennings, Peter;
Stark, Betsy

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