Compliance with terms of a $17.4 billion taxpayer-financed lifeline to General Motors Corp. and Chrysler LLC could see the United Auto Workers union deconstruct itself, veteran industry observers warn. Time-honored measures insulating UAW members from the negative impact of productivity improvements and economic slowdowns may evaporate when negotiations between labor and the nearly bankrupt auto makers over new ways to cut labor costs intensify next week. A key condition of the ...
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