August 20, 2004


DaimlerChrysler and CAW receive Healthy Workplace Award

The National Quality Institute (NQI) announced that they are awarding DaimlerChrysler Canada (DCCI) and the Canadian Auto Workers (CAW) the prestigious Healthy Workplace Award. As part of its annual Canada Awards for Excellence, NQI is honouring the collaborative partnership between the company and the union.

DCCI and the CAW have produced numerous employee initiatives such as
health and safety programs and policies, education and training programs,
on-site health and wellness services and environmental programs and policies.

“The health, safety and wellness of our employees, retirees and their
families is a priority for DaimlerChrysler Canada and our CAW partners,” said
Mark Norman, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of
DaimlerChrysler Canada Inc. “This award is further recognition that when the
company and the union work together towards a common goal, we can achieve
world class results.”

“The CAW/DaimlerChrysler partnership on health, safety, wellness, and the
environment shows our collective commitment to the health and safety of CAW
members, their families and their communities,” says Buzz Hargrove, National
President of the CAW.

DaimlerChrysler manufactures many of the company’s most popular vehicles
in Canada including the Magnum and 300/300C in Brampton and the Grand Caravan,
Town & Country, and Pacifica in Windsor.

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