General Motors and United Auto Workers Union
, Case Study
...Toyota and Honda, which are widely believed to be the gold standard for autoworker compensation packages. However, there is more to be done if GM is to avoid bankruptcy, or emerge from a reorganization process as a financially sound company. This paper will examine the options that the UAW, GM, and their management have, and make recommendations in regards to managing the hourly pay issues at GM.
The UAW's hourly pay is broken down into three main categories and several sub-categories. As of December 2008, the total compensation was comprised of the hourly pay... Labor Relation Issues: GM, the UAW, and Hourly Pay In the wake of billions of dollars in losses at General Motors (GM), government bailouts,...