August 30, 2002
Canadian Auto Workers union to announce Big Three strike target on September 5th
Toronto, Ontario – Canadian Auto Workers’ union president Buzz Hargrove will announce which of the Big Three automakers the union will target in its contract talks on Thursday, September 5 in Toronto, Ontario.
Hargrove will announce the target company at 10 a.m. in the Ontario Room on the conference floor of the Fairmont Royal York Hotel at 100 Front Street West in Toronto.
After the selection of the strike target – either General Motors, Ford or DaimlerChrysler – the union moves into intense contract negotiations with that company in the drive to reach a tentative agreement prior to the strike deadline of 12.01 am, September 17th, 2002.