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Sober reality behind good news

...would have matched the wage and work rule concessions the UAW gave GM and Chrysler. You can't blame union leaders; UAW President Ron Gettelfinger had urged ratification. But...made in Hermosillo, Mexico - where no one belongs to the UAW.
Big Three don't deserve a rescue

...almost nine out of every 10 cars and the UAW had a monopoly on the labor supply of autoworkers...they both face today. For example, the UAW consistently negotiated incredibly generous...including a $30 per hour pay gap between the UAW (including legacy costs) and nonunion...
Outside editorial: Bailout roulette

...with nonunion plants by the end of 2009. UAW workers would still be reasonably well paid...the companies go bust. But, even though UAW President Ronald Gettelfinger had swallowed...long-term viability. The companies and the UAW have agreed in principle to most of it...
Outside editorial: A brighter bailout?

...workers, and defer GM's contributions to a retiree health fund - as the UAW has already reluctantly offered. The UAW must also convert half of GM's $23 billion debt to the UAW health fund into equity and agree to bring the wages and benefits of...
Outside editorial: Detroit's holiday gift

...balance, requiring the companies, their bondholders and the UAW to make painful but necessary sacrifices in return for the money...benefits no higher than nonunion workers by the end of 2009. UAW President Ronald Gettelfinger blasted the latter provision...
VoxBox » Blog Archive » What is Juneau?s cruelest month?

...movies that come out are real dogs.... Or how about the UAW thinking the cut another fat hog signing a new contract, one...They bit the hand the fed them. Maybe members need to ask the UAW to go back to the table! If I had to pick just one month...


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