Final Offer is a Canadian film documenting the 1984 contract negotiations between the United Auto Workers Union (UAW) and GM. Ultimately, it provided a historical record of the birth of the Canadian Auto Workers Union (CAW) as Bob White, the head of the Canadian sector of the UAW, led his membership out of the International union and created the CAW.
|Directed by||Sturla Gunnarsson|
|Produced by||John Kramer|
|Written by||Robert Collison|
|Narrated by||Henry Ramer|
|Music by||Jack Lenz|
|Edited by||Jeff Warren|
|Distributed by||National Film Board of Canada|
|78 min 36 s|
The movie depicts life in an era of massive industrial change in North America. The audience sees the emergence of automation and how it begins to affect the lives of the working class. Other themes depicted are labour relations, life on the picket line, and corporate restructuring.
Film runtime: 79 minutes.