Possible Delphi Strikes Mean Trouble For GM

Law360, New York (April 3, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- As Delphi heads to court looking to void its labor contracts, the threat of widespread strikes at the parts maker could spell trouble for already-struggling General Motors.

Bankrupt Delphi filed a motion last week to cut 23,000 jobs and close 21 of its 29 U.S. plants, prompting the United Auto Workers union to threaten strikes if the bankruptcy court throws out the contracts.

The motion was filed after talks between Delphi and the unions failed to reach a resolution acceptable to all parties. Delphi also filed...
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