The Truth About Cars » Two Tier http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Wed, 27 Apr 2016 20:11:12 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 UAW Wants to End Two-Tier Wages in Next Contract http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/12/uaw-wants-to-end-two-tier-wages-in-next-contract/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/12/uaw-wants-to-end-two-tier-wages-in-next-contract/#comments Wed, 18 Dec 2013 12:00:57 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=682730 Norwood Jewell, a nominee to become a UAW vice-president, said that the autoworkers want to eliminate the two-tier wage system that pays new hires at a lower rate than higher seniority workers. The wage system was agreed to by the union to help the domestic automakers as they went through financial troubles when the economy […]

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Norwood Jewell, a nominee to become a UAW vice-president, said that the autoworkers want to eliminate the two-tier wage system that pays new hires at a lower rate than higher seniority workers. The wage system was agreed to by the union to help the domestic automakers as they went through financial troubles when the economy […]

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Marchionne Wants End Of Two Class System http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/10/marchionne-wants-end-of-two-class-system/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/10/marchionne-wants-end-of-two-class-system/#comments Fri, 28 Oct 2011 20:56:53 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=416036 Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne wants an end of what he called “two classes” of employees represented by the United Auto Workers union. The two-tiered system “creates the kind of environment that doesn’t appear to work in the same direction that we’ve been trying to use to establish the new basis of Chrysler,” Marchionne told Reuters. […]

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Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne wants an end of what he called “two classes” of employees represented by the United Auto Workers union. The two-tiered system “creates the kind of environment that doesn’t appear to work in the same direction that we’ve been trying to use to establish the new basis of Chrysler,” Marchionne told Reuters. […]

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Bob King Defends UAW Contract Priorities http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/10/bob-king-defends-uaw-contract-priorities/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/10/bob-king-defends-uaw-contract-priorities/#comments Thu, 27 Oct 2011 14:18:38 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=415939 Watch UAW President Bob King on New Contracts: Top Priority Was Creating Jobs on PBS. See more from PBS NewsHour. Though UAW boss Bob King has said that organizing transplant factories is a life-or-death struggle for the union, but the real make-or-break issue this year was the contract negotiations with the Detroit Automakers. And though […]

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Watch UAW President Bob King on New Contracts: Top Priority Was Creating Jobs on PBS. See more from PBS NewsHour. Though UAW boss Bob King has said that organizing transplant factories is a life-or-death struggle for the union, but the real make-or-break issue this year was the contract negotiations with the Detroit Automakers. And though […]

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GM, UAW Reach New Contract, Spring Hill Plant To Re-Open http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/09/gm-uaw-reach-new-contract/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/09/gm-uaw-reach-new-contract/#comments Sat, 17 Sep 2011 16:24:05 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=411510 As predicted, the hand-wringing over Sergio Marchionne’s letter to Bob King was not enough to derail the basic motivations for the UAW to reach new deals with the automakers. Last night the union agreed to a tentative agreement with GM, its pattern target for this, the first round of negotiations since the bailout. That agreement […]

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As predicted, the hand-wringing over Sergio Marchionne’s letter to Bob King was not enough to derail the basic motivations for the UAW to reach new deals with the automakers. Last night the union agreed to a tentative agreement with GM, its pattern target for this, the first round of negotiations since the bailout. That agreement […]

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GM: 100 Days Of Truck Inventory Ain’t No Thang http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/06/gm-100-days-of-truck-inventory-aint-no-thang/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/06/gm-100-days-of-truck-inventory-aint-no-thang/#comments Sun, 05 Jun 2011 17:02:50 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=397498 At the end of May, GM had no fewer than 288,000 pickup trucks sitting on its dealers’ lots (up from 275k in April). With gas prices on a short-term dip, but in the midst of a long-term increase, and with the season of traditional gas price spikes upon us, that could give The General cause […]

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At the end of May, GM had no fewer than 288,000 pickup trucks sitting on its dealers’ lots (up from 275k in April). With gas prices on a short-term dip, but in the midst of a long-term increase, and with the season of traditional gas price spikes upon us, that could give The General cause […]

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Orion Workers To Picket UAW Over “Innovative” Labor Deal http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/10/orion-workers-to-picket-over-innovative-labor-deal/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/10/orion-workers-to-picket-over-innovative-labor-deal/#comments Fri, 08 Oct 2010 16:48:25 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=367938 I took some flack from TTAC’s Best and Brightest on Monday when I suggested that the UAW’s deal to give 40 percent of Orion Assemblys returning workers a 50 percent pay cut was “cowardly and despicable.” What I didn’t make clear enough was that I have no problem with the UAW working for a lower […]

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I took some flack from TTAC’s Best and Brightest on Monday when I suggested that the UAW’s deal to give 40 percent of Orion Assemblys returning workers a 50 percent pay cut was “cowardly and despicable.” What I didn’t make clear enough was that I have no problem with the UAW working for a lower […]

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