Research Update: Ratings On GM, American Axle, Lear, Tenneco Stay On Watch Neg On Tentative Axle/UAW Labor Pact May 08
- ID: 1831921
- May 2008
- Region: United States
- Standard & Poors
On May 19, 2008, Standard & Poor's Ratings Services said that its ratings on General Motors Corp. (GM), American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings Inc. (Axle), Lear Corp., and Tenneco Inc. remain on CreditWatch with negative implications, pending the outcome of a vote on the tentative labor agreement between the United Auto Workers (UAW) and Axle, and our review of the four companies' financial profiles. The ratings on all four companies were placed on CreditWatch negative on March 17, sparked by a work stoppage at many of Axle's UAW-represented plants in New York and Ohio. Axle and the UAW announced the tentative agreement on a new labor contract, but did not disclose details. Local unions are scheduled to vote on the...
Companies mentioned in this report are:
- American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings Inc.
- Motors Liquidation Co. (fka General Motors Corp.)
- Lear Corp.
- Tenneco Inc.
Action: CreditWatch Update
Action: On CreditWatch:Negative
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