Health Benefits a Top Priority in UAW Contract Under the terms of new United Auto Workers contracts, General Motors, Ford and Daimler-Chrysler may eliminate some 50,000 jobs over the next four years. The contracts also call for smaller wage increases. But the UAW refused to give ground on health insurance benefits for its members. Hear NPR's Snigdha Prakash.
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Health Benefits a Top Priority in UAW Contract

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Health Benefits a Top Priority in UAW Contract

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Health Benefits a Top Priority in UAW Contract

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Under the terms of new United Auto Workers contracts, General Motors, Ford and Daimler-Chrysler may eliminate some 50,000 jobs over the next four years. The contracts also call for smaller wage increases. But the UAW refused to give ground on health insurance benefits for its members. Hear NPR's Snigdha Prakash.