Gm Strikes

GUESTS: Don Gonyea NPR Auto Industry and labor Reporter Harley Shaiken Professor of Labor Relations, University of California, Berkeley Jim Harbour Chairman and Founder, Harbour and Associates, Inc. (research and consulting services on productivity of automotive industry) Publisher, Harbour Report (an annual report on industry competitiveness) It's been more than three weeks since the United Auto Workers began strikes at two General Motors plants in Flint, Michigan. The 9200 workers who initially walked off the job have caused layoffs for more than 160,000 others and virtually paralyzed GM's North American operations. UAW members are striking over job cuts and health and safety problems. Join Ray Suarez fora look at what's different about this strike and the how it might affect the future of GM.



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