UAW to let GM con­tract lapse; strike pos­si­ble

The Fresno Bee (Sunday) - - News -

The United Auto Work­ers union is let­ting its con­tract with Gen­eral Mo­tors ex­pire at 11:59 p.m., in­creas­ing the like­li­hood of a strike as early as Sun­day night.

Cit­ing sig­nif­i­cant dif­fer­ences with the com­pany on wages, health care and other is­sues, union Vice Pres­i­dent Terry Dittes tells lo­cal union of­fi­cials in a let­ter that a de­ci­sion on whether to strike will be made Sun­day.

The union says in a let­ter to GM that union mem­bers will re­port for reg­u­lar shifts on Sun­day.

Both letters were ob­tained Saturday by The As­so­ci­ated Press.

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