How does the UAW compete against its foreign competition?

Easy...the threaten to go on strike during a time when the US car manufacturers are losing more ground to the Japanese...way to go UAW! Solidarity my AZZZZZ.

Asked By: Bam Bam Obama - 9/16/2007
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The UAW doesn't want to go on strike at all. Neither do they want their members to be taken advantage of. Go to the UAW web site and take a look around. I was there a couple of days ago and saw a story about Toyota and some of the things that they are doing. You would be upset too if it was your job... More
Answered By: fordman - 9/16/2007
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That's the ONLY tactic they know. Demand everything and strike until the company caves or goes under. Then moan and whine when GM, Ford and Chrysler closes plants in heavy unionized parts of the country and opens plants in Mexico and Korea. Buy American.....but let's FIRE the union heads first!
Answered By: Coastcowboy - 9/16/2007
I own a shop, and I will agree with what you are saying. The union is nothing more than a hired mouth between management, and employees. Way back when, the union did do some good things for the workers, but we now live in a new age of foreign imports that come into this country (made by slave labor) selling at an... More
Answered By: musiclicker - 9/17/2007
I don't think they will go on strike,they don't want to hurt the automakers like you think.It is just a way to make the talks progress faster.It is not the UAW hurting the companies it is the US government,why is there no national health care system?Why does the US government let Korea import tons of cars to US but our... More
Answered By: TERRY H - 9/17/2007
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