Workers at the Visteon glass plant get ready for a walkout

Date: 16 September 2003
Source: Visteon
800 Tulsa workers wonder about their jobs and their benefits. They work at the Visteon glass plant in east Tulsa.Sunday night, workers were told by union officials to sit tight, and be ready to walk out for a strike.

This after the United Auto Workers failed to meet a midnight "Detroit-time" contract deadline with the "big three" automakers.

The plant is located at 555 South 129th East Avenue.

A tentative agreement was reached with DaimlerChrysler. General Motors and Ford haven't agreed to anything yet. Negotiations have been going on since mid-July over wages, jobs, health care and pensions.

Ford has not had a walkout since 1976.

600450 Workers at the Visteon glass plant get ready for a walkout
Date: 16 September 2003
Source: Visteon

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