Detroit Big 3
CAW says Chrysler tone constructive, deal should come shortly.
Incorporates Ford pattern, plus 1,750 jobs created, maintained or extended.
Putting off strike as it looks for a deal after Ford agreement.
Even a short strike could harm economic growth: Moody
Also prepared to extend current two-tier timeframe for several years.
Demands for two tiers; COLA, pensions under the gun.
Canadian Automotive Workers’ union says the car makers aren’t serious about reaching a deal, wanting to cut costs from existing agreements.