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    :: Friday, July 13, 2007 ::

    Equal work, unequal pay - By Josee Valcourt, The Detroit News
    The unique arrangement between Chrysler and United Auto Workers paved the way for a third shift at Belvidere, which was awarded three new vehicles -- the Dodge Caliber, the Jeep Compass and Jeep Patriot. But it also has sowed dissention on the plant floor and spawned a federal lawsuit by temporary workers.

    The Belvidere situation provides a glimpse of what could be the future for American auto workers -- two classes of workers doing equal work but earning unequal pay.
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