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General Motors Strike #405750

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Mar 21, 1996
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(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Tentative agreement to settle the 17-day strike at two General Motors Ohio parts plants reported; scenes shown from Dayton, Ohio.

(Mexico City: Lucia Newman) The possible impact of the General Motors Corporation strike on Mexico, where the General Motors Corporation plants have been paralyzed by the crippling strike in the US, featured; scenes shown from a factory in Chihuahua, Mexico. The issue of free trade as agreed to by North American Free Trade Agreement and US workers' complaints about "outsourcing," the production by non-union workers of cheaper auto parts, noted. [Economist Rogelio RAMIREZ - says there will be more jobs in Mexico in the long plan.]

Newman, Lucia;
Shaw, Bernard

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