TTAC News Round-up: Ford's Ominous 'Cult of Disruption' Has Produced Some E-Abominations
Are you an absolutely shameless individual who is sick to death of walking and loves gimmicks? Ford has you covered with an entry from what it has dubbed a “Cult of Disruption Innovation.”
That, there’s a certain popular Japanese vehicle built in Canada that won’t be going to Europe (thanks to the United States), Tesla is now inexplicably in the glass making business, and minivans are in danger of going seatless in the event of a supplier strike… after the break!
UAW, Unifor Strike Out Against Two-Tier Wages
Last weekend, 760 UAW workers at the Lear facility in Hammond, Ind. — where Ford’s Chicago Assembly Plant receives its seats — went on strike against two-tier wages, winning a tentative contract that eliminates the system. This, in turn, may be a sign of more such actions to come as the union seeks to end the two-tier system throughout the industry.
GM Korea Workers Vote To Strike Amid Stalling Negotiations
Amid stalling wage and production negotiations between GM Korea and its workers, the latter have voted to strike.