Skip to comments.UAW: We're Open To Lower Wages
Posted on 03/30/2011 3:05:27 PM PDT by Nachum
ORION TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) The United Auto Workers union would be open to expanding a wage structure with lower-paid workers to keep General Motors Co. factories open or reopen closed plants, a top union official said Tuesday.
Vice President Joe Ashton, who handles GM bargaining for the UAW, said the union "will look at anything when it comes to negotiations that will retain jobs."
He made the comments during a press event at a factory in Orion Township, Mich., near Detroit, where at least 40 percent of the hourly workers will be paid about half the $28 per hour wage of longtime UAW workers. His comments were reported by The Detroit News and the Detroit Free Press.
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And don't touch our pensions...
Come back after they declare bankruptcy.
Pray for America
In time, the UAW will stand for, Unemployed Auto Workers.
Damn right you are. And more. You punks have done enough damage for several generations.
Too late. These asses have destroyed themselves and are too dumb to realize that.
I’m guessing them mean a lower starting wage which will rapidly rise.
They are willing to have lower wages, etc., at G M but they want to have back all their prior concessions at Ford & are willing to shut Ford down to get what they want???
Now that the UAW has a stake in GM...
No, they’re not.
And that’s why I spend 1/4 of my year in Mexico, now, instead of 1.5 miles down the street at the plants we closed.
GM can build anything that they want, or are told to, in any manner that they choose.
This household won’t buy Government Motors.
Right UAW,Just Undo the damage you did to Detroit and America,Then get back too us!
How do you like your crow, fried or broiled?
This will only make for longer coffee breaks and smoke breaks.
Having eviscerated the US auto industry, along with congressional and EPA progressives, they now will negotiate for lower wages. What a mensch.
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