Auto Jobs Before Merger

Auto unions in Canada and the U.S.

Published: Thursday, 10/16/2008 12:00 am EDT

Auto unions in Canada and the U.S. have said they won't support a General Motors-Chrysler merger because jobs would be lost, Bloomberg reported. New reports surfaced over the weekend that the two auto giants have discussed the possibility of combining the companies. United Auto Workers president Ron Gettlefinger told a Detroit radio station Tuesday he wouldn't want to see a consolidation if it meant more jobs would get eliminated.

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