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Cheers for 'Right to Work' (12/12/12)

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  1. gas station2:56
  2. United States2:27
  3. gas pump3:13, 3:22
  4. GM1:43
  5. Original Equipment Suppliers Association0:40
  6. PSA Peugeot Citroen1:52
  7. Rick Snyder0:28
  8. State Capitol0:35
  9. electric vehicle1:31

Wed, 12 Dec 2012|

Michigan's 'right-to-work' law seen as boon to companies; Honda recalls Odysseys, SUVs; Fiat takes fuel pitch to pump

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Good morning I'm Jennifer bond today and first checked reaching buyers at the punt. -- something's not the headline. A boon for business. That's one that -- of Michigan's decision to become the 24 state to -- right to work laws. Republican governor Rick Snyder quietly signed the legislation yesterday while more than 121000 demonstrators protest did. At the State Capitol. Auto executives yelled at poker that -- the Original Equipment Suppliers Association. Was among those who cheered the move. He said we're going to -- the major investment in Michigan over then next to took three years. Supporters say the rule will you employers' fear of dealing with the United Auto Workers Union. They also hope to make the birthplace of the UAW. More competitive against neighboring industrial states that don't have such months. Opponents see the legislation. As an attempt to strip workers of their bargaining power and undermine union political class notes. Right to work laws typically allow workers to hold the job without being forced to join a union or -- union news. Rough times for workers elsewhere. California electric vehicle maker coda automotive. Has laid off from fifty employees. That cuts rough plot about 15%. Of its workforce. The company led by former GM executive -- -- talk is struggling to find buyers of its 38000. Dollars today on. Ended France PSA Peugeot Citroen and it will eliminate an additional 15100 jobs -- 2014. Bloomberg says the auto maker won't be replacing workers who leave. The latest move follows 8000 job losses and announced in July. And the Detroit news says Honda it's recalling 870000. Light -- To prevent them from real way while in the park position. Most of the affected Odyssey minivans and pilot and Andy -- suvs. We're sold in the United States in the middle of the past decade. You might come across these mini TVs while fueling up. Consumers see. Every -- Will carmakers such as -- are taking advantage of drivers -- time in doing commercials for them on these screens. That -- news send the Italian automaker. Is the first car brand to create an -- this typically for gas station TV. GS TV -- they Michigan based company which has -- site monitors and nearly 19100 gas stations across the country. A look at -- spot called deer blind featuring a man who appears to be inside the gas pump. -- -- the elusive. CS says integrating their physical gas pump. Helped create a more engaging experience for viewers. This spot airing only in California. Where gasoline can hit -- dollars a gallon. And finally -- first shift footnotes. When it comes to perceived honesty and ethical standards. Car sales people are -- again at the bottom. This according to Gallup poll the latest annual ranking of 22 professions. Last year for the first time dealership sales people had company on the -- run. -- tied with members of congress. Thanks for watching first set to be sure to check out auto news now later on take care.

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