Why Chrysler, UAW Settled So Fast

Cerberus Capital and the United Auto Workers managed to settle the strike in record time, since both sides had plenty to lose

A strike by the United Auto Workers against Chrysler that many expected to last at least a few weeks lasted only about six hours before the two sides tentatively agreed to a plan to off-load the automaker's future health-care cost liability for workers and retirees onto the union.

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