How might G.M. be affected during a Gov. shut down if there is one? Any suppliers of G.M. connected to Gov.?
Politicians trying to push their "deal of the day'- the E.V. in an industry they know nothing of, will not work. Raising to the roof the price of new gas vehicles to fake out buyers and push them into buying the gov E.V. and force faking enormous... — read more
Every company is trying to lower cost and increase profits. This means they have to adapt to advance technologies such as AI. If they don't, competition will win, while they get left behind, eventually going bankrupt. History is about to repeat... — read more
To get a good idea of where auto sales are headed, you can look to several metrics but the ones that are key are inflation, consumer debt and the current sales data for cars. Consumer Debt Mortgage Rates Jump to the Highest Level in 23... — read more
Jealousy runs wild among non-union workers when they hear of how good union pay and work environments can be. But they are to chicken to form a union to protect themselves and their own jobs. Wake up, if u are not union you have no security or... — read more
The United Auto Workers announced a renewed commitment to its strike Saturday, following news of Ford Motor Co. and General Motors possibly laying off thousands of... — read more
Contact UAW Organizing Do you want to know more about joining the UAW? If so, we need some basic information so we can provide the best possible support and assistance to you and your co-workers. ALL INFORMATION IS CONFIDENTIAL! In order to respond... — read more
The Ford guys are having a pretty good discussion about starting a salaried union. Mary shouldn't mind, since she grew up in a UAW household.
https://www.freep.com/story/money/cars/2023/09/15/ford-gm-temporarily-lay-off-workers-at-plants-affected-by-uaw-strike/70868281007/ There is the link. So because of the plant strike at the wentzville faculty, GM “temporarily” laid off 2k at another... — read more
I think that’s what I heard
Mary Barra deserves a $380 million annual compensation package! This is only $1M more than the CEO of Lucid receives. GM sells more EVs than Lucid, therefore Mary deserves to be compensated fairly for her hard work and dedication.
Will there be more layoffs with impending UAW strike?
what is the future of services Organization? Is Stacy L going to lead it? any insights ? more layoffs?
The Midwest Auto OEM Sr. Leaders (Directors and above) desire to be just like Silicon Valley tech companies with their fast moving mindset and goals for huge profit margins. Everything they are changing is because they are in a panic mode to survive... — read more
Is it true that during the lay offs in April, 95% of the people being laid off were Canadian Contractors?
Auto Strike Looms, Threatening to Shut Detroit’s Big 3 https://www.nytimes.com/2023/09/03/business/economy/uaw-autoworkers-strike.html With their contract expiring Sept. 14, the United Auto Workers and the companies are far apart in talks. A walkout... — read more
One of several reasons your car insurance went up 17% this year: the high cost of EV repair/replacement. The other, which is a serious side issue: people are so broke that they are canceling insurance in droves (they charge you extra to cover for... — read more
Where are the Brightdrop vans? The only vans I've seen on the road are the vans tested and driven by Rousch, with 'M-plates', here in the Detroit-metro area. Have any, either long or short wheelbase models, been delivered yet? Anyone seen these in... — read more
Mike brought in another executive from Apple. Plus, I heard rumors about a center in California. Just a rumor. Expect more changes!
Here is the new subreddit if people didn't know, there is some good discussion happening. https://www.reddit.com/r/GMemployees/
I am an experienced engineer from another supplier. Joining vddv soon. I was told by friends several folks left the org already, how is the morale in vddv? Are more layoffs expected? A bit concerned since the market isnt great and I got a great role... — read more