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Description: After gaining a four-year contract with General Motors, Unifor is moving on to talks with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles.

Source: The Toronto Star

Date: 09/26/2016

Link: https://www.thestar.com/business/2016/09/26/auto-talks-shift-focus-to-fiat-chrysler.html

Related links:

Windsor Star story
Financial Post story
Unifor
General Motors
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

Questions for discussion:

• What are the chief features of the new contract between GM and Unifor?
• What is the difference between a defined-benefit pension and a defined-contribution pension?
• Which type of pension plan would you want if you were a company owner? An employee?
• Consult your text: what is pattern bargaining?
• What are the pros and cons to such an approach?

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