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Economy: General Motors Corporation Cutbacks / UAW #578929

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 18, 1991
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(New York: Mike Jensen) GM's planned cutbacks featured; scenes shown from announcement by General Motors Corporation chairman Robert Stempel. [STEMPEL - gives details of cutbacks.] General Motors Corporation closings and job eliminations over the next four years listed. [MAN - comments.] United States auto industry losses cited. "Car and Driver" magazine list of the ten best cars of the year mentioned; effect of General Motors Corporation cutbacks on auto-related industries noted.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) General Motors Corporation reported saying it will consolidate facilities in Ypsilanti, Michigan, and Arlington, Texas. Report introduced.

(Dallas: Jim Cummins) Arlington union workers' vote on whether to reopen their contracts to make concessions to General Motors Corporation in hopes of saving their jobs featured. [UAW Mike SEILER, Floyd BRADLEY, Michael BENITZ; STEMPEL - comment.] General Motors Corporation said to deny pitting unions against each other, or whipsawing; UAW (United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America) statement on the General Motors Corporation announcement quoted.

Brokaw, Tom;
Cummins, Jim;
Jensen, Mike

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