The Meaning of the 2003 UAW-Automotive Pattern AgreementDownload Now
This report first reviews the general economic environment that led into the 2003 negotiations. A review of the general terms of the agreement is then presented. This review is followed by two scenario forecasts of the results of the agreement in terms of Big Five UAW employment and future vehicle labor cost. Finally, a 2003 estimate of labor cost per vehicle for the Big Three and the international producers is shown.
A Research Report for the Auto Industry of the Future Program. Sponsored by Ernst & Young Global Automotive CenterDownload Now