A short strike might not hurt Chrysler much. Five U.S. plants were scheduled to be shut down during the next two weeks due to lower market demand for their products. The shutdowns were expected to last one or two weeks.A strike is supposed to hurt management, not help them cut costs. Or is it just to distract UAW members?
A short-term strike of up to three weeks would have little effect on the company, which has sufficient inventory to continue selling most of its vehicles, said Jesse Toprak, chief economist for the auto research site Edmunds.com.
Monday, October 08, 2007
Auto workers set Wed. strike deadline - Yahoo! News Why threaten something that is not a threat?