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  • Job Cuts at Nissan Could Affect Hundreds
    Up to 700 contract workers at the Nissan plant in Canton are being let go, according to the auto manufacturer. MPB's Ezra Wall reports.
    Ezra Wall.  NPR.  Fri, 18 Jan 2019 11:00:00 +0000.
  • Union sues GM, says laid-off workers should replace temps
    The United Auto Workers union is accusing General Motors of violating a national contract by using temporary workers instead of employing full-timers who were laid off from its factories
    ABC News.  Thu, 03 Jan 2019 13:02:47 -0500.
  • Bombardier's venture in China gets $453 million state rail contract
    Canadian plane and train maker Bombardier Inc's Chinese joint venture said on Thursday it had won a $453 million contract to supply 168 high-speed train cars to state-owned China Railway Corp (CRC).
    Reuters.  Thu, 13 Dec 2018 07:14:48 -0500.
  • UAW needs to get house in order before '19 talks
    When GM announced plans to trim its work force by as many as 18,000 employees and "unallocate" future product at five North American plants, more than a few people saw it as saber rattling before upcoming UAW contract talks.
    AutoNews.com.  Mon, 10 Dec 2018 00:01:00 EST.  Subscription may be required.
  • Barra pressed by Ohio senators to keep GM's Lordstown plant open
    Ohio senators Sherrod Brown and Robert Portman urged GM's CEO to accelerate contract talks with union officials and decisions on where to build new products so the state's Lordstown plant can continue operating.
    AutoNews.com.  Wed, 5 Dec 2018 18:18:32 EST.  Subscription may be required.
  • Ericsson, Volvo form five-year connected cars deal
    Ericsson said the contract with Volvo is its largest to date for its Connected Vehicles Cloud.
    ZDNet.  Thu, 29 Nov 2018 15:00:00 +0000.
  • Exclusive: Intel's Mobileye gets self-driving tech deal for 8 million cars
    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Mobileye, Intel Corp's Israel-based autonomous driving unit, has signed a contract to supply eight million cars at a European automaker with its self-driving technologies, a company official told Reuters.
    Reuters.  Thu, 17 May 2018 10:19:00 -0400.
  • Alaska Railroad painting contract helps launch new business
    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - The Alaska Railroad used to ship some of its 45 passenger cars on barges to Seattle every year, then put them back on tracks for a long chug to the Midwest for repairs and paint jobs. ...
    Naomi Klouda.  Washington Times.  Sat, 28 Apr 2018 18:38:13 -0400.
  • How ESPN Saved $4 Million On Its Formula One Broadcast Deal
    ESPN saved an estimated $4 million on its contract to broadcast Formula One auto racing according to the former boss of the series.
    By Christian Sylt, Contributor.  Forbes.  Mon, 26 Mar 2018 13:54:00 -0400.

Contract Definition(s)

The word contract is a noun.  Contract means (1) a variety of bridge in which the bidder receives points toward game only for the number of tricks he bid, (2) a binding agreement between two or more persons that is enforceable by law, (3) (contract bridge) the highest bid becomes the contract setting the number of tricks that the bidder must make.
Contract is also a verb that means (1) be stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness, (2) become smaller or draw together, (3) reduce in scope while retaining essential elements, (4) make or become more narrow or restricted, (5) compress or concentrate, (6) enter into a contractual arrangement, (7) make smaller, (8) squeeze or press together, (9) engage by written agreement.

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