An all-in hourly labor cost of $49-$50 is Chrysler LLC’s target as the auto maker prepares to submit a progress report on its viability plan to the government Feb. 17. Sources tell Ward’s Chrysler and the United Auto Workers union are about $11 apart in talks to trim labor costs, which comprise hourly wages and benefits for active employees, as well as pensions and health-care expenses paid to retirees and surviving spouses of deceased employees and retirees Chrysler declines comment on ...
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