How Companies Ruin Unions.

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    The worst business decisions of all time.
    The worst business decisions of all time - Bottom Line
    I hope every union hating right wing reads this and recognizes they are not as intelligent as they like everyone to believe.
    Do Unions need to make concessions during times of trouble for a company, hell yes.
    But CEO's that ruin companies walk with their golden parachute and the workers get nothing.
    Travesty in every way towards workers.
     
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    Doesnt look like the Unions can rally this time.
     
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    I guess I agree with your premise, but your thread title is misleading...
     
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    No, it is not. It is suppose to make those that think it is all about unions and how they ruin companies to see the lie they are perpetuating.

     
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    Unions bankrupted the entire US auto industry and turned Detroit into a hellhole
     
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    Public sector unions need to go.

    Private is up to the will of their card carriers and the market
     
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    spectrumc01 I give you....the TRUTH

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    The companies didn't have to sign those union contracts, but they did. Both sides need to take responsibility for their actions.
     
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    Ummmm.... okay.

    Funny, I thought it was those executives making cars the world market didn't realy want.
     
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    Prior to the bailout, the unions made a lot of concessions on pensions, salaries, etc.

    Here's the real problem and it's a problem across the whole spectrum.

    Back in the halcyon days of US Autos, the Auto industry employed a lot more people than it did now.

    Then through automation and outsourcing of components, the number of actual workers they had decreased, but the unions and companies STILL had commitments to all these retirees.

    This hasn't become a problem for the Japanese Automakers in the US yet, because most of them haven't been operating for 70 years here. They are also heavily partnered and subsidized by their government. The same with the Germans.
     
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    Next time GM goes bankrupt, probably in 2014, kiss the UAW goodbye
     

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