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KillCapitalism Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-18-10 01:42 AM
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1. Yeah, $14/hr. does not go very far.
It really isn't a fair wage when you consider how tedious and physical the work is. They should be paid $20/hr. at minimum.
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  -The GM IPO: Wall Street celebrates impoverishment of auto workers Hannah Bell  Nov-18-10 01:35 AM   #0 
  - Yeah, $14/hr. does not go very far.  KillCapitalism   Nov-18-10 01:42 AM   #1 
  - Depends on where you live.  Kalyke   Nov-18-10 09:56 AM   #11 
  - In NYC 20$/hr would be a pittance. nt  Ginto   Nov-18-10 10:06 AM   #14 
  - By all rights this firm should be bankrupt with no workers.  dkf   Nov-18-10 02:19 AM   #2 
  - doubt it.  Hannah Bell   Nov-18-10 02:40 AM   #3 
  - If everything would have worked out fine then why did we step in?  dkf   Nov-18-10 09:54 AM   #10 
     - that's not what i said. please stop with the straw, annoying.  Hannah Bell   Nov-18-10 12:09 PM   #18 
  - How can you "capitalists" continue to argue as if the entire financial sector didn't get a bailout?  Romulox   Nov-18-10 10:19 AM   #15 
     - +1  TransitJohn   Nov-18-10 10:27 AM   #17 
  - Recommend  xchrom   Nov-18-10 03:02 AM   #4 
  - UAW sold out current workers for the sake of retirees  JCMach1   Nov-18-10 03:09 AM   #5 
  - um, retirees took hits too. and will take more, or didn't you notice the underfunded health care &  Hannah Bell   Nov-18-10 03:30 AM   #6 
  - Who sold out the UAW?  NNN0LHI   Nov-18-10 05:45 AM   #7 
     - No, it was the management of the auto companies..  Fumesucker   Nov-18-10 06:59 AM   #8 
     - I could make some improvements on your quality if you were competing against scabs and prison labor  NNN0LHI   Nov-18-10 07:12 AM   #9 
     - I don't have an industry, I've been out of a job for over two years..  Fumesucker   Nov-18-10 12:37 PM   #19 
        - I am out of a job too  NNN0LHI   Nov-18-10 01:00 PM   #21 
           - You're really resistant to pointing the finger at the real culprits..  Fumesucker   Nov-18-10 01:09 PM   #22 
              - You're really persistent at dodging my question  NNN0LHI   Nov-18-10 01:34 PM   #24 
                 - The current economic problems have far more to do with the FIRE sectors..  Fumesucker   Nov-18-10 02:01 PM   #25 
     - Yeah, but it's 2010 and American cars have been far more  Kalyke   Nov-18-10 10:00 AM   #13 
        - A car is the second most expensive purchase most people will ever make after a house..  Fumesucker   Nov-18-10 12:43 PM   #20 
     - There it is.  JNelson6563   Nov-18-10 09:57 AM   #12 
  - While that is true, it was the Obama Administration who was the party demanding concessions here.  Romulox   Nov-18-10 10:21 AM   #16 
  - K&R  leftstreet   Nov-18-10 01:14 PM   #23 

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