Chrysler LLC is prepared to move its minivan production out of Canada within 90 days if it is unable to reduce its Canadian labor costs 25%. And a car-production pullout would not be far behind, a source close to the auto maker tells Ward’s. The dramatic scenarios are outlined as Chrysler readies for a clash with the Canadian Auto Workers union, which has drawn the line at a 9.5% labor-cost reduction – the amount negotiated with General Motors of Canada Ltd. Cost cuts are a key ...
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