(Bloomberg) – The Canadian Auto Workers will not ask for new jobs in labor negotiations with Chrysler Group LLC and doesn’t expect to complete talks until the end of the week, the union’s leader said Monday.
Agreements with Ford Motor Co. and General Motors Co. reached last week took three to five days of negotiating, and an accord with Chrysler will likely take the same amount of time, union President Ken Lewenza said by telephone from Toronto. The union will demand no layoffs occur during a new Chrysler contract, he said. The CAW represents about 8,000 Chrysler workers.
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