Delphi (DPHIQ.PK) has agreed on a buyout plan with its second-largest union, according to a media report.

The auto parts supplier, which has been operating under Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection since October, announced the agreement with the International Union of Electronic Workers-Communications Workers of America and

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, Delphi¿s former parent and biggest customer, the

Associated Press

reported.

A week ago, Delphi, which is struggling to cut costs through employee reductions, announced a similar buyout package with its largest union, the United Auto Workers union.

GM has agreed to provide financial support under the IUE-CWA plan, which would have to receive bankruptcy court approval, according the

AP

.

About 8,000 hourly workers represented by the union will be eligible. They may opt for buyout packages ranging from $40,000 to $140,000. Some will be be offered a lump sum of $35,000 to retire. The plan also will allow as many as 3,200 Delphi employees to receive retirement benefits from GM.

Delphi shares finished the week at $1.73. GM stock rose a penny Friday to $25.60.