Auto workers strike at Freightliner Canadian plant

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TORONTO, Feb 21 (Reuters) - Workers at Freightliner's Canadian truck plant walked off the job early on Friday after the truck maker and its union failed to reach a new contract agreement. More than 1,100 members of the Canadian Auto Workers Local 101 who build about 70 medium- and heavy-duty trucks a day at DaimlerChrysler's Sterling Truck division, St. Thomas, Ontario, went on strike after the company refused to back off from its demand for new escalating employee co-payments payments for ...

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