Category Archives: Union

GM Filing Chapter 11, Chrysler to be Sold

According to multiple news sources, GM has filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy protection at 8:00 AM this morning.  It should also be noted that even before this filing, GM was negotiating with the various stakeholders for agreements for who will … Continue reading

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A Response to Mustang

I started to respond to Mustang’s comment on the previous post, and it started getting really long!!  There is a lot that I agree with Mustang on.  But there are so many things that I wanted to write about too. … Continue reading

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Bridge (Loan) to Nowhere

Last night, Republicans in the Senate killed the bridge loan to the automotive industry.  The main reason that was given was that the UAW refused to concede on lowering wages to the same levels as the foreign transplant automakers.  Let’s … Continue reading

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What Next?

Yesterday evening, I heard where the UAW is considering concessions including the elimination of the jobs bank.  Next, during the hearings today, a merger between GM and Chrysler was also discussed as well as bankruptcy.  Last, GM might not survive … Continue reading

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Hope or Change?

First, I hope that everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving.  My wife and I hung around the house discussing the situation with my job, her upcoming cataract surgery, and planning for what may come.  Not relaxing in the least, but we … Continue reading

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