Labor opposition is contributing discord to discussions on making rescue loans available to Canadian units of two Detroit-based auto makers. The Canadian Auto Workers union says it will contest any move to impose wage reductions, a measure encouraged by Ottawa to secure operating cash for Chrysler Canada Inc. and offered to General Motors of Canada Ltd. “The CAW will not take a wage cut,” says Jim Stanford, the union’s chief economist. “CAW leadership has said all along our wages are not ...
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