Chrysler's Retirees Shouldn't Be Stuck Owning Chrysler

Corporate pensions shouldn't own substantial stakes in their parent company

Chrysler is majority-owned by Fiat, the Italian car maker. The minority owner, with a 41.5 percent stake, is the United Auto Workers Chrysler Health Care Trust, which was established to provide health-care benefits to Chrysler's retirees. Bloomberg News reports that the two sides disagree on Chrysler's underlying value.

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