A friend of mine from high school days is a retired engineer from General Motors. He sent me this yesterday: For Delphi’s former salaried workers, retirement has been a long fight for fair treatment.
Some retirees lost homes, others considered suicide. Some people put off expensive medical treatment and died.
At least one retiree initially saw his monthly payment cut to the point where he gave up the benefit his wife would receive when he died, so they could receive a larger monthly check to pay the bills — only to leave her with nothing when he did die some years later.
“Now she’s left with nothing … for all those decades of service,” said Gump. “Only because he committed the unforgivable sin of not being in a union.”
Keep in mind that GM was bailed out by the taxpayers and GM CEO Barra’s pay rose to $23.7 million in 2020.
I’m a bit of a news junkie. I watch MSNBC, CNN, and yes even a few minutes of Fox each morning.
I’ve not seen any coverage of this by the “Liberal” Media.
Pro Tip: The Media is NOT Liberal…in matters of wages for the working class.