February 20, 2009
-- by Dave Johnson
The mayor of Lansing Michigan takes on Fox propagandist.
The $70 per hour figure is a lie that Fox repeats. Auto workers are paid much less than that. This $70 figure takes all the health care and pensions earned by RETIRED workers and adds them to the "hourly labor cost" to make a new car. The auto companies were supposed to have set that money aside to cover those benefits but instead paid it out as bonuses and dividends, and are now asking current workers to make it up.
Posted by Dave Johnson at February 20, 2009 6:21 AM
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