I didn't mean any disrespect and hope all goes well for you and your fellow employees, the one I have a prob with is the UAWalacattleman":3gxg0p5l said:did vote, not that it will make a difference...i dont like to talk about my job at a GM dealership. but dont know what effect it will have on mine
yep they are overpaid..... and i resent the hell out of it, especially when... cust come in red ass'd over mistakes they made...i try too live by the 3- B's....didnt build it, didnt buy it, and dam sure didnt break itAngus Cowman":ppmnxb4a said:I didn't mean any disrespect and hope all goes well for you and your fellow employees, the one I have a prob with is the UAWalacattleman":ppmnxb4a said:did vote, not that it will make a difference...i dont like to talk about my job at a GM dealership. but dont know what effect it will have on mine
I am sure your wages are on par of where you are living but the UAW has got the workers so over paid and don't want to sacrifice to help the problem out
I have seen this with other unions and have been on both sides as a business owner and as a union member
when I was in business for myself as a union company I could bid jobs at less than pay scale and the union would agree to it, the employees didn't have to accept but I only had one employee in 10 yrs that refused to work for less than scale and that was mostly that he didn't need to work and he knew work was slow so he let younger guys with families work instead of him
That is the only way we had any work for about 3 yrs was the guys accepting pay cuts to work instead of setting at home and making nothing
And yes I made less profit also
TexasBred":3qc1mlrm said:People don't have to get hurt. Chapter 11 isn't the end of the world. People will just have to get their $hit together and start "managing" their businesses from top to bottom. It might actually be good not only for the automakers but for all the suppliers as well.
Jogeephus":2gzco53q said:L.A.":2gzco53q said:
I listened to a seemingly knowledgeable person on public radio that said the workers only made about $2.50/hour more than their counterparts Toyota and Honda. Said the difference in american companies is that they have so many retirees since they have been in business for nearly a century. This is where the $70/hr figure comes from. He said Toyota and Honda will have the same problem in about 20 years.
Jogeephus":1y3yfpaj said:So as I see it, if they go bankrupt, many people will no longer draw a pension from the company and have to make do with social security and their own investments and savings.